Open Faculty Engineering

Abu Dhabi, Other

New York University Abu Dhabi

Open Faculty Positions
Division of Engineering
NYU Abu Dhabi


The Division of Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for both rising scholars and accomplished faculty to conduct important research and teach the next generation of global leaders.

You are invited to apply for tenure-track and tenured positions in broad engineering areas, including computational mechanics, electrical and computer engineering, environmental engineering and mechanical engineering. Available openings are at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor ranks. To learn more about the NYUAD Engineering Division and their open positions, please visit Engineering Division: Work with us.

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 especally 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, as well as educational and childcare assistance for your dependents. Health and wellness services round out our offerings, plus more. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

To learn more about all faculty positions and how to apply, please visit NYU Abu Dhabi’s careers portal.

For questions about the division or positions, please email nyuad.engineering@nyu.edu.

If this sounds like you, apply now. Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people. 

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply. 

Posted: 11/18/2019