Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Biology) Dr. Kenichiro Kamei

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time


The Kamei Reverse Bioengineering Laboratory in the Divisions of Science and Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate to work on projects focused on understanding how stem cells transform to organs/tissues and express their functions by applying nano/microengineering.

Research in the Kamei Reverse Bioengineering Laboratory focuses on the study of organogenesis and early embryogenesis, using stem cell biology, fluorescent cell imaging, bioinformatics and nano/microengineering, and we will apply obtained fundamental understandings for regenerative medicine, disease modelling and drug development.

The successful applicant will join a number of fascinating projects on engineering novel approaches to understand organogenesis and early embryogenesis. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Science, Engineering or equivalent. Excellent experimental skills relevant to the project (in particular device design and fabrication, stem cell culture and analysis, and bioinformatics) are required.  The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students, ensuring the candidate learns valuable skills in writing manuscripts and grant proposals, advising fellow researchers, and establishing collaborations across disciplines.

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  (Ken-ichiro Kamei, laboratory PI).


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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