Research Associate in the Division of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

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


The Micro- and Nanoscale Bioengineering laboratory in the Division of Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Research Associate to work on the rapid diagnostics of various disease biomarkers using ion concentration polarization in a lab-on-a-chip device.

The candidate will use a microfluidic chip for ultrasensitive and high-throughput assays of various biomarkers related to viruses and cancers based on ion concentration polarization. This position will work closely with the computational and experimental researchers of a multidisciplinary dynamic team at NYUAD and the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi.

Applicants must have a PhD in chemical engineering or related field.  Experience in designing, modeling and fabrication of micro/nanofluidic BioMEMS is required. Experience in polymer and surface chemistry as well as in instrumentation for biological analysis with automatic data acquisition is expected and exposure to various assays is highly desired.

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Rafael Song at


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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