Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science, Theoretical Physics Dr. Ahmed Almheiri

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
13 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Assistant Professor, Ahmed Almheiri, of the Division of Science (Physics) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and visitor at New York University New York (NYUNY), seeks to recruit a postdoctoral 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 have a strong track record of original research in the relevant topics.

This is a 3-year position starting no later than September 2023. The successful candidate will spend the 2023-2024 academic year in the New York campus, after which they will spend 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 academic years in the Abu Dhabi campus.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, transcript and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Ahmed Almheiri 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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