Computational Mechanics Professor – Tenure Track Division of Engineering NYU Abu Dhabi
The Division of Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for rising scholars to conduct important research and teach the next generation of global leaders.
You are invited to apply for a tenure-track position in the broad area of computational mechanics, including structural and solid mechanics. The available opening is at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks. Our special interest lies in scholars who can develop novel numerical algorithms to solve fundamental and interdisciplinary problems in science and engineering.
NYUAD has state-of-the-art research facilities in a new 15 acre campus on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The core research infrastructure is especially noteworthy, with extensive and exceptional range of instruments for imaging, fabrication and characterization. In addition, the Engineering Division of NYUAD has close collaborations with the faculty and students at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and has access to the world-class research centers and infrastructure in New York. Our students are drawn from around the globe, surpassing all traditional academic benchmarks. In the past five years, NYUAD undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other honors, including twelve Rhodes Scholarships since 2014. The NYUAD Global Ph.D. Fellowship program attracts the best talent from across the world for pursuing doctoral research on campus.
About NYU Abu Dhabi NYU Abu Dhabi is a pioneer of higher education in a global world, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, while advancing cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. Part of the NYU global network, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an outstanding liberal arts and science education to students from the United Arab Emirates, United States, and around the world, focusing on intercultural understanding and leadership. It supports innovative research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge forward and responds in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and local questions. NYU Abu Dhabi advances NYU as a model university for the 21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.
As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students, and providing an intellectually rich environment.
Working for NYUAD A world-class institution deserves world-class benefits. At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work, it’s your home and in order for you to research, teach, and thrive, we’re offering a comprehensive benefits package to our top talent. Start with generous relocation allowances to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by competitive salaries, housing and transportation allowances, and educational assistance for your dependents. Health and wellness services round out our offerings, plus more. Click https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/working-at-nyuad.html for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.
Qualifications This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or any closely related discipline.
We seek individuals who have, or have the potential to develop, a strong record of scholarship and have the ability to develop and lead high-quality research.
It is also expected that the successful candidate will obtain affiliation at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, which allows research and teaching privileges as well as access to programs and facilities in New York.
· CV · Cover Letter · Statement of Teaching Interests · Recent teaching evaluations (if available) · Statement of Research Plans · Names and contact information for three (3) references. (Only referees of shortlisted candidates will be contacted)
Applications close November 15, 2019. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be invited for campus visits in Abu Dhabi and New York early Spring 2020. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in academic year 2020-2021.
If this sounds like you, apply now. Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: ST-00074890
About New York University Abu Dhabi
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, complemented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students 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 ninth year, NYUAD has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished in their research and teaching. NYUAD’s highly selective liberal arts college is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering. The Engineering Division also takes pride in a thriving doctoral program, as well as in the postdoctoral researchers who have chosen to make NYUAD their research home.
NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.