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Postdoctoral Associate in Geoinformatics, Photogrammetry, and Remote Sensing

The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is soliciting applications for a one year or longer appointment as Post-Doctoral Associate position in the area of urban climate modeling and remote sensing.

The successful candidate will work in an intellectually stimulating environment in NYU Abu Dhabi, while interacting with colleagues in the New York City campus of NYU and the research team members located at MIT and CRNS in Paris. Benefits include a competitive salary and health insurance, annual home-leave travel allowance, generous housing, transportation and relocation benefits, and educational subsidies for children.

Applicants must have a PhD in (theoretical) Physics and Mathematical Sciences with applications to Cartography, Photogrammetry, or Remote Sensing. Experience in geophysical measurement, modeling and advanced knowledge of coding is required. Excellent communication skills in English, the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.

The start date for this position is January 5, 2019. Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter stating the research interests, curriculum vitae with full publication list, up to three representative publications in electronic format, and contact information of at least two references, all in PDF. If you have any questions, please e-mail:

To apply, please visit:

PhD Students

Advanced Materials and Building Efficiency Research (AMBER) Lab at New York University Abu Dhabi has openings for PhD students with interests in conducting research in cement-based materials and building energy efficiency to develop sustainable and multi-functional materials. Students must have an MS degree in one of the following areas: materials science and engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, inorganic chemistry or a relevant discipline. The students are going to complete coursework in New York and dissertation research in Abu Dhabi. PhD students get admitted through the Doctorate program of NYU Tandon School of Engineering with full fellowship and a competitive stipend.

Global PhD Student Fellowship in Engineering

In collaboration with the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, find out more about the program.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate student from NYU New York, NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai or from local universities in the UAE are welcome to discuss any potential work in AMBER Lab for their research projects.

This summer (2018), a limited number of undergraduate students enrolled in universities in the UAE are able to apply to take part in a research placement on-campus during the summer, supervised by NYUAD faculty members.

Visiting Researchers

Visiting researchers with their own fund/scholarship are welcome to discuss any potential collaborations and work in AMBER Lab. Please contact Dr. Kemal Celik ( directly to discuss potential collaboration and if any partial financial support is available.


Volunteers from regional high schools, colleges, and universities are welcome to visit AMBER Lab and join us as full- or part-time volunteers at any time.