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

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Academic Discipline
Biological Sciences, Life sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
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 developing protein- and synthetic small molecule-based inhibitors, and novel drug delivery platforms, for pathogenic protein self-assembly associated with 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 Molecular Medicine and Chemical Biology, and must hold a Ph.D. degree in a related field. To be considered, a candidate must have extensive research experience in the areas of protein misfolding diseases or amyloid research, with a strong background in optical spectroscopy and microscopy. Expertise in in vivo models (e.g. C. elegans, mouse) of the above-mentioned areas 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; Transcripts; and the names and contact details for three references, all in PDF format.

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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