Post-Doctoral Associate, Division of Engineering, NYU Abu Dhabi

New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi (AE)
April 30 2019
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Post-Doctoral Associate
Division of Engineering
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a fully- funded postdoctoral associate position in the area of photonics.

Successful applicants will perform design, modeling and characterization of photonics and opto-electronics circuits. The positions requires developing novel device concepts for energy efficient on-ship optical interconnects. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists and engineers.
Applicants must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field.  Excellent numerical modeling skills and hands-on experience relevant to integrated optical components are essential (FEM, FDTD …). Experience in silicon photonics, plasmonics, and high-speed photodetectors/modulators is a plus.

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 the names and contacts of at least two referees, all in PDF format, to Interfolio link at: Please visit our website at for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email:

About NYUAD:
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complimented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.

Entering its eighth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complimented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

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