Research Associate/Postdoctoral Associate | Hardware Acceleration of Cryptographic Primitives Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at NYU Abu Dhabi

Title: Research Associate/Postdoctoral Associate | Hardware Acceleration of Cryptographic Primitives

Company: NYU Abu Dhabi

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Internship

Category: Research/Development, Education

Position:  Research Associate / Postdoctoral Associate | Hardware Acceleration of Cryptographic Primitives


The Center for Cyber Security at New York University Abu Dhabi () is inviting applications for fully-funded research assistant, research associate, or postdoctoral associate positions within the Modern Microprocessors Architecture Lab (MoMA Lab, nyuad.nyu.edu/momalab). Positions are available for researchers with interests in cybersecurity.

MoMA Lab focuses on systems security, with research interests on privacy-preserving computation, hardware acceleration of cryptographic primitives, industrial control systems security, as well as machine learning security. The lab’s latest work can be found at Twitter @realmomalab and Google Scholar through the lab’s website.

To be considered, all applicants need to submit 1) a CV in PDF format, and 2) a research statement (up to 1 page) expressing their specific research interests. Applications will be considered immediately and on a rolling basis. The starting date is flexible. The position is intended to be initially for one year and can be extended given satisfactory performance. Different arrangements may be considered under special circumstances.

A research assistant position can also lead to a PhD position with the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications. NYU Abu Dhabi offers very competitive terms of employment including allowances for housing, transportation and home visits, in addition to health insurance and an attractive retirement plan. The UAE does not levy income tax.

If you have any questions, please email ccsad.


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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