Post-Doctoral Associate in Theoretical Physics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
21 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Assistant Professor Ahmed Almheiri, in the Division of Science (Physics) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and a visitor at New York University New York (NYU NY), seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate to work in the field of theoretical physics, specifically on topics related to quantum gravity, string theory, and black holes.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or related field. Applicants should also have a strong track record of original research in the relevant topics.

This is a three-year position starting no later than September 2022. The successful candidate will spend the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years in the New York campus, after which they will spend the final academic year of 2024-2025 in the Abu Dhabi.

The terms of employment are very competitive. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Asst. Prof. Ahmed Almheiri at

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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