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Research Associate in the Division of Science (Physics), Dr. Ahmed Almheiri

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
17 Sep 2023

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The Physics program in the Science Division, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Research Associate to work on the mechanisms underlying the impact active galactic nuclei (AGN) have on their host galaxies. The successful applicant will drive a fascinating project on role of accreting supermassive black holes in the formation and evolution of galaxies, and will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting radio observations of AGN. The candidate will work in a vibrant research environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a Bachelors in physics or related field, and demonstrated experience analyzing radio interferometric data, include those collect using Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI).

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, degree transcripts, and three letters of reference, 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. Joseph Gelfand at or Ahmed Almheiri at

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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