Post-Doctoral Associate

Abu Dhabi (AE)
Salary commensurate with experience.
October 09 2020
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Post-Doctoral Associate in Division of Science (Biology)
Magzoub Research Laboratory
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Magzoub Laboratory ( at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications from individuals to be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate. The research group under the supervision of Professor Mazin Magzoub, will focus on elucidating structure, function and mechanism associated with pathogenic protein self-assembly (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s diseases and type II diabetes).

Successful applicants will be highly motivated with an interest in working in the areas of Biophysics, Molecular Medicine, Chemical Biology, and must hold a Ph.D. degree in a related field. The ideal candidate will have research experience in protein mis-folding diseases, amyloid research and/or protein biophysics, with a strong background in optical spectroscopy and microscopy. Experience in mammalian cell culture, protein expression and purification, and electron microscopy is highly desirable.

The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, 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 summarizing research experience and specifying the interests in this position; a curriculum vitae (including a full list of publications); a statement of research interests; and the names and contact details for three references, all in PDF format, to: For questions related to this position, please email

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.  

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