Research Scientist, Center for Space Science

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


The Center for Space Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Research Scientist to be responsible for independent research involving state of the art helioseismic techniques and teaching these techniques to undergraduate and doctoral students. In addition, he/she is responsible for the coordination of the Data Center for Space Science; including but not limited to data ingestion, data series management and coordination with the HPC team.

The successful applicant will conduct research in helioseismology. Potential research areas include (but are not limited to) imaging large scale solar convection, Rossby waves, active region inflows and machine learning to improve helioseismic analysis. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a PhD in Astronomy, Physics, or equivalent field. Expertise in C++, IDL, Fortran, Python, NetDRMS, Matlab and Machine learning is required.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.  If you have any questions, please email Tamara Withers,

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 and curriculum vitae.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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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