Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematical Foundations of Machine Learning, Science Division – Prof. Pierre Youssef

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    NYU Abu Dhabi
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    negotiable / month
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    7 hours ago
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The Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a motivated and passionate postdoctoral associate to work on interdisciplinary subjects bridging the fields of Computer Science and Mathematics. The topics include Mathematical foundations of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science. A particular emphasis will be put on the followings:

  • Feature selection algorithms for Machine Learning based on recent sparsification techniques,
  • Mathematical modeling of Bias and Fairness in AI algorithms,
  • Applications of Random Matrices/Graphs and concentration inequalities in Data Science and Machine Learning.
  • The successful candidate will work under the guidance of Prof. Pierre Youssef and Prof. Hanan Salam.

    The Postdoctoral Associate will be appointed for a duration of two years, which could be extended. Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, or any other related field. The ideal candidate will have solid mathematical background together with solid knowledge of machine leaning and Data Science.

    Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, a research statement highlighting past and current research experience and at least two letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Professors Pierre Youssef and Hanan Salam at and respectively.

    The terms of employment are very competitive and the position provides salary higher than internationally competitive rates for Post-Doctoral positions, in addition to substantial benefits (generous housing, transportation and travel allowances, educational subsidies for children), together with full health insurance and retirement contributions. The UAE does not levy income tax.

    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.

    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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