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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Mathematics), Dr. Weiren Zhao

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Academic Discipline
Mathematics & Statistics, Physical Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Full Time


The Division of Science, Mathematics department at New York University Abu Dhabi is looking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate to work with Weiren Zhao on subjects including (in no particular order):

  • Free boundary problems in fluid systems.
  • Stability/Instability of coherent structures in 2D/3D flows.
  • Stability/Instability in geophysical fluids and plasma physics.
  • Spectral theory for non-self-adjoint operators.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (or be close to completing one). Ph.D. holders with a strong publication record and a background in analysis and PDE are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted immediately, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

To be considered, all applicants need to submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae with a full publication list
  • Statement of research interests
  • Representative publications
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation

The anticipated appointment starting date is October 2024, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Zhao 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.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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