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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Center for Smart Engineering Materials (CSEM) Dr. Mahmoud Rasras

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology, General Engineering
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Full Time


The Center for Smart Engineering Materials (CSEM), New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate to work on the development of high-sensitivity integrated photonics sensors in the Silicon Photonics (SiPh) platform.

The successful applicant will drive an exciting project on the development of smart optical sensors for environmental monitoring in the oil & gas industry. Our photonics research lab has set modern tools for the design, testing, and optimization of photonic circuits. It is open for collaboration with researchers with a background in basic research to investigate new optical circuits and materials with specific optical, electrical, and mechanical properties. The specialty of this research project is advanced optoelectronics materials for sensing applications. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in science or engineering. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a full publication list, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Mahmoud Rasras at

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format.

About NYUAD:

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

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