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Research Scientist in the Division of Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
19 Jun 2024


The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi, is seeking a motivated research scientist to work under the supervision of Prof. Marwa Chafii on the physical layer design of Integrated Sensing and Communication (ISAC) for 6G systems.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or related field, and have a minimum of than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. The position requires strong expertise in communication theory, signal processing, and optimization theory. A proven track record of publications in relevant IEEE journals and conferences is required. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams, scientific creativity and innovative thinking are essential.

The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment comprising PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a full publication list, one-page research statement and contact details of at least two references, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Marwa Chafii at

The terms of employment are very competitive and the position provides a salary higher than internationally competitive rates for research scientist positions, in addition to substantial benefits (generous housing, transportation and travel allowances, educational subsidies for children), together with full health insurance and retirement contributions. The UAE does not levy income tax.


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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