Research Assistant in the Division of Science (Biology) Dr. Stephane Boissinot

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
06 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


The Evolutionary Genomics laboratory in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to assist senior researchers on a diversity of projects related to the area of adaptation genomics. Our group uses a variety of model systems to understand the evolutionary processes leading to adaptation to the environment as well as the evolution of phenotypes. The successful applicant will be responsible for the daily maintenance of the lab, the organization and management of our large collection of samples, as well as molecular biology experiments. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in biology or bioengineering, preferably with some experience in molecular biology.  Excellent organizational skills are required.

To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a statement of research interests, and 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. 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. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Stephane Boissinot 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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