Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science [Biology] - Dr. Shady Amin
New York University
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Internal Number: 129574
The Marine Microbiomics Lab at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate starting January 15, 2024 to work on diatom ecophysiology under the supervision of Professor Shady Amin. We are looking for applicants with strong culturing or field work experience, and with bioinformatics and/or computational biology familiarity who have experience analyzing omics data related to marine microbes or microbiomes. Applicants must have a strong publication record and a capacity to conduct independent, high-quality research. Applicants must hold a PhD in oceanography, marine biology, or a related field at the time of appointment.
Our research at the Marine Microbiomics Lab focuses on studying microbial interactions between diatoms and their microbiome using a variety of omics techniques. Experience in growing phytoplankton and/or bacteria is mandatory. Experience in bioinformatics and next-generation sequencing data analysis is highly desired. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and scientific creativity are essential.
Researchers at NYUAD have access to state-of-the-art facilities that include NovaSeq, MiSeq Illumina and ion torrent sequencing platforms, a high-computing cluster, strong metabolomics support and cutting-edge microscopy facilities (NYUAD Core Instruments).
The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children.
The deadline for applying is September 15, at which time applications will be reviewed, though applications by highly qualified candidates may be considered beyond this date. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact details of three references and a one-page summary of past research accomplishments and future research interests, all in PDF format. If you have further questions, please e-mail email@example.com.
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