Research Assistant in the Division of Engineering (Bioengineering), Dr. Khalil Ramadi
- NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI
- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
- 17 Mar 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 16 Apr 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health, Medicine & Dentistry, Life sciences, Biological Sciences
- Contract Type
- Full Time
The Ramadi laboratory in the Division of Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to join a young energetic lab focused on neuroengineering of the brain and enteric nervous system.
Our laboratory has recently developed modular brain probes, steerable microneedles, ingestible devices as well as computational frameworks for interfacing with various nervous system targets. The successful applicant will join a number of fascinating projects on engineering novel approaches to modulate neural activity in the brain and gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These projects have a high potential for translation towards treating a variety of neurologic and metabolic disorders. The candidate will be involved in supporting research efforts, including data collection and analysis, project management, training new lab members, purchasing equipment and consumables, and manuscript preparation.
This position offers an opportunity to participate in research projects, depending on experience and willingness to learn. These tasks would include device design and manufacturing (3D printing, soft lithography, micromachining). The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.
Applicants must have a BS (MS preferred) in an engineering or biomedical-related discipline, two years of experience in a laboratory setting, and an ability to work independently and collaboratively within a small team; with strong organization, communication, problem-solving and time management skills. High proficiency in English is required. Excellent experimental and engineering skills relevant to the project (in particular design and fabrication) are strongly 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. Khalil Ramadi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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