The Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications from individuals to be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate to investigate gene expression in circadian neural networks. The project will be based at NYU Abu Dhabi and will be co-supervised by Dr. Dipesh Chaudhury and Dr. Justin Blau.
The anticipated appointment is expected to start, preferably, on September 1, 2018, for a period of two years, with a possibility of extension. The successful applicant will use a combination of molecular and electrophysiological approaches to investigate how gene expression contributes to the rhythms in excitability and plasticity of circadian clock neurons in rodents and fruit flies.
Applicants must have a Ph.D in Biology or Neuroscience related field with extensive experience in molecular biology. Excellent communication skills in English and a willingness to learn electrophysiological techniques will be considered as an asset.
The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits. Applications are accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants should apply online via Interfolio, and must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, all in PDF format. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of two (2) referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter.
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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.
This position is not located in the Unites States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.Continue reading