Path 2: Post-Doctoral Associate in Transportation Systems and Urban Science
New York University
Location: Abu Dhabi
Internal Number: 64421
The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a Post-Doctoral Associate to join the research group of Prof. Monica Menendez. The group focuses on monitoring, modeling, and controlling the operations of transportation systems, including multiple transportation modes. Particular attention is paid to new vehicle technologies and data sources; as well as the combination of traditional traffic flow theory concepts with new empirically derived models and new data science ideas.
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.
Applicants must have received a PhD in engineering, computer science, urban science, or a related field. Experience in transportation, in particular related to urban science is required. Additionally, excellent communication skills in English and scientific creativity are essential.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications. The terms of employment are very competitive and include a flexible working environment, annual home-leave travel allowance, generous housing and relocation benefits, as well as 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 with full publication list, statement of research interests, and at least two reference letters. Please visit our website at https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/postdoctoral-and-research.html
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