Research Associate in the Division of Science (Physics), Dr. George Shubeita

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 May 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


The laboratory of physics of living matter in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Research Associate to study the mechanisms regulating intracellular cytoskeletal transport and its mis-regulation in disease models. The successful candidate will collaborate in an interdisciplinary group to tease out the roles microtubule-associated proteins play in various cellular processes including organelle distribution and delivery by molecular motor proteins.

Applicants must have a PhD in cell and molecular biology or a related field. Demonstrated experience working with cytoskeletal motors and microtubule-associated proteins is required. Experience with reconstituted in vitro molecular motor systems is highly desirable. Excellent written and oral scientific communication in English is essential.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and two letters of reference, all in PDF format. The position is anticipated to be filled in early summer 2023. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Shubeita 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. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format.

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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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

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