Research Engineer under Center for Cyber Security - Prof. Nasir Memon
New York University: NYU - Global: Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jan 27, 2021
The Center for Cyber Security, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit
a research engineer to work on interdisciplinary sociotechnical research
related to the spread and influence of online misinformation.
The successful applicant will be involved in planning and conducting research
using quantitative and qualitative methods by applying a number of approaches,
including but not limited to: data science, machine learning, building and
evaluating prototypes of novel solutions, online surveys and experiments, etc.
In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, the applicant will
participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and
interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at
conferences and meetings, and may develop new theories and methodologies. The
candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level
scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students. The candidate will
also be expected to actively participate in other activities organized by the
Center for Cyber Security at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Applicants must have (or be close to completing) an M.S. in Computer
Science, Data Science or quantitative social sciences. Excellent skills in
several programming languages (mainly Python, R, Java and C) are required.
Also, applicants will be required to follow up and contribute to critical
analysis of research problems and develop independent ideas around testing and
evaluating misinformation systems.
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. For
consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
transcripts of degrees, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and
interests and two letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any
questions, please email Prof. Nasir Memon at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Nicholas
Micallef at email@example.com.
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.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to
relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search.
Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all
application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free
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