New York University in Abu Dhabi, Mathematics/Science

Position ID: NYUAbuDhabi-PDAMATH [#22027]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Associate in Mathematics, Division of Science - Marwa Banna
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 129188, United Arab Emirates [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Random matrix theory, Free probability theory, High-dimensional probability, concentration and functional inequalities, Mathematical aspects of machine learning and deep neural networks
Salary Range: Competitive
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/01/30, listed until 2023/07/30)
Position Description:    

Post-Doctoral Associate in Mathematics 
Division of Science - Marwa Banna 
NYU Abu Dhabi 

The Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate to work with Marwa Banna on one or more of the following topics: 
  • Random matrix theory
  • Free probability theory
  • High-dimensional probability, concentration and functional inequalities 
  • Mathematical aspects of machine learning and deep neural networks
  • Free Probability aspects of Quantum Information Theory
While excellent candidates with other research interests might be considered, priority will be given to those able to relate to one or more of the above topics. Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science obtained within the last 5 years. 

Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is as soon as possible and the successful applicant will be appointed for two years with possible extensions. 

The terms of employment are very generous and internationally competitive, including housing and educational subsidies for children. 

For consideration, applicants need to submit in PDF format. Applications are only accepted through Interfolio: 
  • Cover letter
  • Transcript of PhD degree
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A short summary of research accomplishments and interests
  • List of publications with a few words of the contribution of each paper
  • At least two letters of recommendation to be sent confidentially via Interfolio. 
If you have any questions, please email:

About NYUAD: 
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.

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 UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

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