The NYUAD Center for Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES) at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint a Research Scientist starting January 2020. The successful applicant will work on formulating various mathematical programming problems and computer algorithms to solve difficult optimization problems in reasonable computational time. The candidate should be able to write research proposals for different industries locally and internationally.
Applicants must have a PhD in Operations Research or a closely related field, have at least 5 years of academic experience, and have published at least 15 papers in top-notch journals.
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. Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/faculty-positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email: [email protected]
The Center for Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES - مدن) is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to advance urban science and promote cutting-edge research that fosters sustainable, resilient, and equitable cities. CITIES' research focuses on the interactions between the physical, digital, and social layers. To that end, it leverages the expertise of faculty members from all NYUAD' divisions (Engineering, Science, Social Science, and Arts and Humanities), and world-renowned scientific collaborators from multiple institutions, as well as stakeholders across the UAE and abroad. CITIES scholars synergistically work to establish a vibrant and globally recognized knowledge hub for urban networks, to bridge the gap between scientific significance and practical value.
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.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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