Job ID: 134740

International Postdoctoral Position in Biomedical Circuit Design

New York University Abu Dhabi

  • Dec. 10, 2019
  • International Postdoctoral Position in Biomedical Circuit Design
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • New York University Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • Open until filled
  • Mar. 1, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Integrated BioElectronics Lab (led by Prof. Sohmyung Ha) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for multi-year fully-funded Post-Doctoral research associate positions to work on integrated circuit and hardware design for implantable neural interface systems, and/or wearable biomedical sensors.

The ideal candidate is required to have the following expertise: – Mastery of all the design and validation procedures for CMOS integrated circuits – Biomedical (preferred), analog, RF, digital and/or power management circuits

In addition, the candidate with the experience on the followings will be preferred: – Neural interface system design – PCB board design (Altium or Allegro) – Wearable or implantable sensors – in vitro or in vivo neural recording/stimulation experiments – FEM modeling with HFSS or COMSOL

A highly qualified candidate may also be considered for a Research Scientist position.

NYUAD is ranked #1 in the UAE by the Nature Index for high-quality research output while offering a stimulating research environment led by a distinguished research community and supported by state-of-the-art research facilities. You can find more about NYUAD research at the below link:

The terms of employment are highly attractive: a very competitive salary, generous monthly housing allowance, home-leave travel allowance, relocation benefits, and medical insurance and educational subsidies for dependents.

The preferred starting date of the appointment is March 1st, 2020 or at the earliest (negotiable). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled by qualified candidates. To apply for the position, please email to with CV, a short statement of research accomplishments and interests, contact information of three references, and copies of 3 representative publications, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Sohmyung Ha at

About NYU Abu Dhabi:
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complimented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.

Entering its tenth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complimented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

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Contact Information

  • Sohmyung
    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    New York University Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island
    Office 161, ERB (C1)
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • +971-2-628-5064

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