Research Assistant in the Data Science and AI laboratory - Division of Science
NYU Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
منذ 5 يوم

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Research Assistant Position on Improving Web Access in Developing Countries

The Data Science and AI laboratory in the Division Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on Improving Web Access in developing countries.

The earliest joining date is 1-September-2020. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and hard-working with a PhD in one of the following : Data Science, Computer Science, Computational Social Science, Information Science, Statistical Physics, or any other related field.

Relevant skills include :

  • Statistical analysis & causal inference
  • Data management, collection, visualization
  • Social network analysis & graph theory
  • Online tool / web development
  • Running controlled experiments
  • Game-theoretic modelling
  • Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential, since the research projects conducted by Dr.

    Rahwan are inherently collaborative and involve scientists with diverse backgrounds.

    The position provides salary higher than internationally competitive rates for postdoctoral 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. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

    To be considered, all applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement highlighting past and current research experience, and at least two reference letters, all in PDF format.

    If you have any questions, please email :

    About NYUAD

    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.

    Qualifications

    This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    Application Process

    This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.

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