Computer Science Teacher, Tenured/Tenure Track, Open Rank job with NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI

The description

The NYU Abu Dhabi Science Division (NYUAD) is inviting applications for tenure-track/tenure-track faculty positions under its Computer Science program. Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching in a highly diverse and inclusive campus community are hallmarks of the University’s mission. Faculty in NYUAD’s Computer Science program are highly collaborative and pursue cutting-edge, highly interdisciplinary research. Their internationally renowned research projects are in areas that include, but are not limited to: artificial intelligence; bioinformatics; cyber security; computational geometry; computational social sciences; the interaction of human data; information and communication technologies for development; natural language processing; and theoretical computer science.

There are many opportunities for collaboration within the research centers, which include the Center for Cybersecurity, the Center for Interactive Urban Networks (CITIES), the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), the Center for Genomics and systems biology, the Center for Quantum and Topological Research. Systems, as well as with professors from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU New York.

NYUAD values ​​diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; these values ​​are fundamental to the university‘s commitment to excellence. Our teachers are the engines that support our inclusive environment; NYUAD students come from more than 115 countries, with no one nationality exceeding more than 15% of the total student population. Likewise, our faculty are highly diverse and community-minded: our modern campus is home to over 320 faculty representing more than 45 different nationalities, all of whom bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research endeavors. The research is carried out by more than 400 highly qualified researchers, who also come from all over the world.

The openings available are at the rank of assistant, associate and full professor (tenured/tenure-track). Applicants must hold a PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage, both in research and teaching. This includes having publications in leading peer-reviewed journals or conferences, as well as experience or potential to lead research projects and secure research funding. As part of a multi-year hiring plan, we are interested in great candidates in all areas of IT, including but not limited to areas where we have current strengths.

Successful applicants will receive a generous start-up package, as well as revolving research funding to hire research assistants and postdocs, and will also have access to internal funding. Additional research support includes access to high performance computing facilities.

The careful fusion of science and other academic disciplines at NYUAD has resulted in the creation of cutting-edge interdisciplinary research centers and core technology platforms, in which questions are answered and problems tackled by leading scientists international.

About NYU Abu Dhabi

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, over the past decade, NYUAD has brought together a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors and others who have contributed to the growth of the United Arab Emirates. capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.

NYUAD is driven by inspiring and diverse faculty, students, and staff working together in an exciting and dynamic city. As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract exceptional faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that attract exceptional students and provide a intellectually rich environment.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no one nationality exceeding more than 15% of the total student population. Likewise, our more than 320 faculty members represent more than 45 nationalities and bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE), which is fundamental to the university’s commitment to the ‘Excellency. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values ​​are fundamental to our mission

The students are selected from among the best in the world. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and committed to creating a campus environment rooted in mutual respect, understanding, and caring. NYUAD’s undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive array of scholarships, graduate admissions, and other global accolades. Higher education is a growth area for the University; the current graduate student population of over 100 students is expected to increase over the next decade as we develop new graduate programs.

Work for NYUAD

At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than your workplace; it is your house. In order for teachers to thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. It starts with a generous relocation allowance; school assistance for your dependents; access to health and welfare services; and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic trajectory, supporting ambitious, world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for alternating families is a priority. Visit our website for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following:

  • resume
  • Cover letter
  • teaching statement
  • Research report
  • Recent educational evaluations (if available)
  • Up to three (3) representative publications
  • Statement of community contribution, including a discussion of issues of inclusion, diversity and equity in the profession. This element also provides an opportunity to discuss your societal impact and outreach activities.
  • Contact details of 3 references for letters of recommendation to be solicited at a later stage of the research process. Do not include the letters in your uploaded documents.

We will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted applicants are expected to be interviewed in Spring 2023. We anticipate that successful applicants will be able to commence the appointment and move to Abu Dhabi in the 2023/2024 academic year.

NYUAD is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our university.

For questions regarding this position, please email [email protected]

Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people.

NYUAD values ​​diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; these principles are central to the university’s commitment to excellence. NYUAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We particularly welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups, women and nationals of the United Arab Emirates. Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching in a highly diverse and inclusive campus community are hallmarks of the University’s mission.


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