Research Assistant in the Division of Science, Physics, Prof. Ingyin Zaw

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time


The Zaw research group in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on multiwavelength studies of active galactic nuclei (AGNs).

The successful applicant will drive a project to understand the similarities and differences in AGNs identified via different observational criteria and whether AGN phenomena are related to various host galaxy properties. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s in physics, astrophysics, or related field. Prior research experience and ability to code are required. Candidates with knowledge of active galactic nuclei and experience with astrophysical data are preferred.

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 Prof. Zaw at

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


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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