Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science Physics, Dr. Ingyin Zaw

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
25 May 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Prof. Ingyin Zaw, of the Division of Science (Physics) and the Center of Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics (CAP3) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), seeks to recruit a postdoctoral associate to work in the field of extragalactic astronomy, specifically observations of active galactic nuclei. The successful applicant would be responsible for the analyzing and interpreting the latest multi wavelength (primary radio, X-ray, and optical) observations of these objects, as well as have the opportunity to develop their own projects in this field. In addition to working in a department with a significant number of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students working on a wide array of astronomical projects and have access to data collected by the SDSS-V project and sponsored time on observing facilities (e.g., the Las Cumbres Observatory, Green Bank Observatory, and Very Long Baseline Array).

Applicants must have a PhD in physics, astrophysics, astronomy or related field. Demonstrated experience in reducing radio, X-ray, and/or optical data is strongly preferred, as is experience with python / IDL / C / C++ programming languages. This is a 3 year position with a preferred start date no later than September 2023.

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. Zaw at

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for dependent children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. Please visit our website at for further instructions and information on how to apply. 


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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