Postdoctoral Associate in Electrophysiology

Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Salary and benefit package are competitive.
April 09 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Dore Laboratory in the Chemistry Program of the Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Associate. The research is aimed at developing new technology and tools for the study of biological function. Current projects include light-based methods to study neurophysiology and small-molecule approaches to regulate CaaX proteases. For more information, visit

Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Cellular Biology, or a related discipline, within the last three years. The position requires significant research experience in electrophysiology, confocal and/or 2-photon microscopy, cell and tissue culture, and molecular biology. Candidates with background in neuroscience, cellular biology, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Experience working with zebrafish is desired, but not required. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.

The terms of employment include competitive salary, housing, and other benefits. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, all in PDF format, through the NYUAD online application portal. If you have any questions, please e-mail

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.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.