Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering



We’re searching for a Submit-Doctoral Affiliate to work on a multidisciplinary venture funded by the ASPIRE Digital Analysis Institute in Precision Drugs at NYU Abu Dhabi and shall be supervised by Prof. Farah Shamout in collaboration with the opposite venture Principal Investigators. The researcher is anticipated to have (i) a robust background in machine studying, and (ii) motivation to pursue multidisciplinary analysis on the intersection of machine studying and healthcare.

The researcher shall be based totally at NYU Abu Dhabi. The researcher will report on to PI Shamout and work in shut collaboration with different researchers on the VRI in Precision Drugs.

Key Duties


  • Conduct high-quality and modern analysis primarily centered on issues associated to deep studying;
  • Generate new high-impact concepts primarily based on gaps and limitations of the state-of-the-art (SOTA);
  • Design and implement experiments to match proposed work with SOTA baselines;
  • Publish analysis findings in high-impact journals and conferences;
  • Talk and current analysis findings at worldwide educational gatherings;
  • Create, keep, and doc high-quality analysis code for reproducibility;

Coaching & skilled growth*

  • Attend trainings and workshops for profession growth;
  • Mentor PhD college students and undergraduate analysis assistants (as acceptable);
  • Achieve expertise in making use of for native analysis grants (topic to eligibility);
  • And transition to independence to pursue a profession of selecting following the appointment.

* The researcher will create a personalised coaching and growth plan with the supervisors.

Minimal {Qualifications}

  • At present has or is within the technique of finishing a PhD, DPhil or equal terminal diploma from a acknowledged establishment.
  • Doctoral analysis associated to the world of machine studying.
  • Bachelor’s/ Grasp’s diploma in pc science, arithmetic, pc engineering, or related technical area
  • First-author peer-reviewed revealed papers (or below assessment)
  • 3+ years of demonstrable analysis expertise involving information pre-processing and preparation for machine studying fashions
  • Proficient programming expertise in Python and libraries (e.g., Pytorch, TensorFlow) with a number of years of apply
  • Expertise in sustaining high-quality code on Github
  • Expertise in operating and managing experiments utilizing GPUs
  • Capacity to visualise experimental outcomes and studying curves
  • Efficient inter-personal and team-building expertise
  • Self-motivated with a capability to work independently and in a workforce to get the work achieved
  • Glorious communication expertise (oral and written communication)
  • Willingness to study and confront new challenges

Most well-liked {Qualifications}

  • Doctoral analysis performed within the space of machine studying and healthcare
  • Deep information of multi-modal studying
  • Expertise in coping with medical datasets
  • Capacity to make use of excessive efficiency computing cluster

The appointment shall be for 2 years. The phrases of employment are aggressive and can embody housing and journey subsidies. Purposes shall be accepted instantly and candidates shall be thought of till the place is stuffed. To be thought of, all candidates should submit a canopy letter, up-to-date CV, checklist of publications, analysis assertion summarizing previous, present, and future analysis plans (1-page), and not less than three letters of advice, all in PDF format. You probably have any questions that aren’t answered within the job advert, please e mail: [email protected]  and embody [Application for postdoctoral researcher VRI Precision Medicine] within the topic line.

About NYUAD:

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting analysis college with a completely built-in liberal arts and science undergraduate program within the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, type the spine of NYU’s world community college, an interconnected community of portal campuses and educational facilities throughout six continents that allow seamless worldwide mobility of scholars and school of their pursuit of educational and scholarly exercise. This world college represents a transformative shift in increased schooling, one during which the mental and artistic endeavors of academia are formed and examined via a world and multicultural perspective. As a serious mental hub on the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a middle for scholarly thought, superior analysis, information creation, and sharing, via its educational, analysis, and artistic actions.

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