Research Assistant in the Division of Science, Biology, Magzoub Research Group

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
30 May 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


A research assistant position is available in the Magzoub lab at NYU Abu Dhabi ( The research will focus on developing novel inhibitors of cancer-associated mutant p53 amyloid aggregation.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with an interest in working in the areas of biophysics, molecular medicine and chemical biology, and hold a Bachelor of Science (BSc). The ideal candidate will have experience in protein misfolding diseases or amyloid research, and a strong background in developing and testing amyloid inhibitors. Experience in in vivo models of amyloid diseases is highly desired.

NYU Abu Dhabi offers a stimulating research environment led by a distinguished research community and supported by state-of-the-art research facilities.

The terms of employment are very competitive. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit in PDF format: 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. If you have any questions, 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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