Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Biology), Dr. Mazin Magzoub

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
21 Nov 2023
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time


The Magzoub Laboratory ( ) at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications from individuals to be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate. The research project, under the supervision of Professor Mazin Magzoub, will focus on elucidating structure, function and mechanism associated with pathogenic protein self-assembly (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s diseases and type II diabetes).

Successful applicants will be highly motivated with an interest in working in the areas of Biophysics, Molecular Medicine, Chemical Biology, and must hold a Ph.D. degree in a related field. The ideal candidate will have research experience in protein misfolding diseases, amyloid research and/or protein biophysics, with a strong background in optical spectroscopy and microscopy. Experience in in vivo models (e.g. c elegans, mice) of protein misfolding diseases is highly desirable.

The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter summarizing research experience and specifying the interests in this position; a curriculum vitae (including a full list of publications); a statement of research interests; and the names and contact details for three references, all in PDF format, to:  For questions related to this position, please email

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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