Research Assistant – Center for Cyber Security

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    NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
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    negotiable / month
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    6 days ago
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The Center for Cyber Security at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for a Research Assistant position.

Cyber Security Center in NYUAD is a catalyst environment that harvests a versatile and multidisciplinary approach in all potential areas that involve Cyber Security research, innovation and actualized solutions. The center is adopting a crucially important vision of building a holistic cyber security practice, employing the synergies manifested between academic, governmental and industrial directions in the field. The aim of the center is to bridge academic, governmental and industrial national, regional and global efforts in the area through providing a dedicated research and development platform. This platform will stimulate fundamental research areas, in addition to initiating prototypes and products, and providing relevant professional consultancy.

The goal of this research project is to meet the growing challenges that are faced in securing networked information technology systems that have become pervasive and address broader political, economic and policy issues that help understand and mitigate cyber risk. The goal is to bring together technologists and scientists who model integration of technical, legal, financial, and psychological aspects to develop secure, reliable, and practical solutions to meet the information security and privacy challenges of today’s interconnected world. Research Assistants candidates play a vital role in supporting these research activities.

Applicants must hold (or be close to completing) an MS in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer

Engineering or quantitative social sciences. Candidates must have the ability to implement in different potential software or Hardware languages (preferably C or VHDL) and to follow up and contribute to critical analysis of research problems and develop independent ideas around testing and evaluation of security systems. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in high volume, fast paced environment multi-disciplinary teams and cultural sensitivity skills are essential.

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and 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, research statement, list of publications and 3 letters of recommendation with referee contact information, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email:


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.