Civil and Urban Engineering Professor, Transportation Engineering

The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for an open-rank tenured/tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of transportation engineering. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong research record in travel demand modeling and/or transportation economics with application to emerging transport technologies (e.g., electric vehicles, autonomous driving, modular vehicles, drones). The successful candidate will be a member of the NYUAD Civil and Urban Engineering program, and will be able to collaborate with other faculty in transportation and related fields in the NYU Global Network, the NYUAD Center for Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES), and the NYU Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP), among others.

NYUAD has state-of-the-art research facilities in a modern 15-acre campus on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The core research infrastructure is especially noteworthy, with an extensive and exceptional range of instruments and capabilities and high-performance computing facilities. In addition, the Engineering Division of NYUAD has close collaborations with the faculty and students of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and has access to the world-class research centers and research infrastructure in New York.

NYUAD values inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity; such principles are fundamental to the university’s commitment to excellence. Our faculty are the engines that sustain our inclusive environment; NYUAD students come from more than 115 countries, with no nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our faculty are highly diverse and community-minded: our modern campus is home to over 320 faculty who represent more than 45 different nationalities, all bringing a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. Research is advanced by over 400 highly qualified research staff, who are likewise drawn from all over the world.


To apply for this position, please submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of teaching interests
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement of alignment with NYUAD’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity
  • Name and email address of three references (to complete the online process, you will be prompted to enter the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter only if the candidate is shortlisted for further consideration)

The closing date for this position is Novemeber15, 2022 and review of applications will be on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the Abu Dhabi and New York campuses in early Spring 2023. The appointment will begin in AY23-24, subject to final budget approval.

NYUAD is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

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