The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is soliciting applications for a one-year or longer appointment as Research Associate position in the area of urban climate modeling and remote sensing.
The successful candidate will work in an intellectually stimulating environment in New York University Abu Dhabi, while interacting with colleagues in the New York City campus of NYU and the research team members located at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and CNRS/University Paris-Saclay in Paris. Benefits include a competitive salary and health insurance, annual home-leave travel allowance, generous housing, transportation and relocation benefits, and educational subsidies for children.
Applicants must have a PhD in (theoretical) Physics or Computer Science. Experience in computer graphics and related algorithms like tree structures for spatial information about 3D scenes, and advanced knowledge of coding and visualization is preferred. Excellent communication skills in English, the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.
The start date for this position is February 1, 2019. Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter stating the research interests, curriculum vitae with full publication list, up to three representative publications in electronic format, and contact information of at least two references, all in PDF. If you have any questions, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the 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.
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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