The Traffic Flow Dynamics and Computations Group in the Division of Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research associate to work on emergent phenomena in traffic flow.
The successful applicant will work on deriving and testing new fundamental insights into urban network traffic using techniques from statistical physics, dynamical systems, and probability theory. Applicants must have a PhD in Physics, applied mathematics, or related field with demonstrable expertise in statistical mechanics, renormalization groups, and multi-scale modeling. Prior research experience at the intersection of traffic flow theory and statistical physics is also required.
For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and two letters of reference, all in PDF format. 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. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Saif Eddin Jabari at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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