Post-Doctoral Associate in Transportation Systems – Dr. Monica Menendez Research Group


  • Company:
    NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    General

The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications from individuals for a position of Post-Doctoral Associate. The successful candidate will be required to join the research group of Professor Monica Menendez. The anticipated appointment is expected to last for a minimum of two years, with a possibility of extension.

The research 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.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or a related discipline are encouraged to apply. Research experience in transportation; particularly in traffic flow theory is highly desirable. Additionally, excellent communication skills in English and scientific creativity are essential.

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. If you have any questions, please email: monica.menendez@nyu.edu.

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.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.