Post-Doctoral Associate Position in Computer Networks – Dr. Yasir Zaki Laboratory

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    NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
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    negotiable / month
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    7 days ago
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The Zaki Laboratory in the Computer Science Program of the Division of Sciences, at New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Associate. The research is aimed at enhancing network connectivity in developing regions. Current projects include enhancing congestion control in cellular networks, designing efficient web caching architecture and re-designing the web for developing regions. For more information, visit

Applicants with backgrounds in Computer/Communication Networks, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related area within the last three years. The position requires significant research experience in analyzing data, hacking/extending existing systems/solutions, building prototypes, and deploying solutions on the ground. Excellent academic credentials and publication record and a strong background in wireless networking & communications are mandatory requirements. Knowledge in wireless and mobile communications (4G/5G), congestion control, software defined radio, web performance and machine learning is considered an advantage. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and scientific creativity are essential. The candidate is expected to have strong programming skills in C/C++, Python, Android, and proficiency in working in a Linux environment.

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, and a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, all in PDF format, through the NYUAD online application portal. If you have any questions, please e-mail

Salary is dependent upon qualifications. NYU Abu Dhabi offers very competitive terms of employment including allowances for housing, transportation and home visits, in addition to health insurance and an attractive retirement plan. The UAE does not levy income tax.


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.