POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE POSITION IN PHYSICS
Research Group of George Shubeita
New York University Abu Dhabi
The Shubeita Laboratory in the Division of Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate starting immediately or any time before the summer of 2017. The successful applicant will study macromolecular crowding and its consequences on protein function in general and molecular motor proteins in particular. Motivated applicants with a strong background in physics or biophysics and who are interested in leading cross-disciplinary research are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in physics or a related field or be within a few months from completion. Significant experience in one or more of the following is strongly desired: single molecule experiments, soft condensed matter physics, statistical physics. Prior research experience with cytoskeletal motors, optical tweezers, super-resolution microscopy, and live cell imaging is desired but not required. Excellent communication skills in English, the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.
NYUAD offers a stimulating research environment led by a distinguished research community and supported by state-of-the-art research facilities. The University campus is situated less than ten kilometers from the lively and welcoming city of Abu Dhabi.
The terms of employment include a very competitive salary, medical insurance, housing allowance, and educational subsidies for children as well as other benefits. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 3 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/faculty-positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com
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