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Research Fellow in the Center for Brain and Health, Dr. Bas Rokers

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
10 Jul 2024


The Center for Brain and Health and the ASPIRE Precision Medicine Research Institute at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seek to recruit Research Fellow reporting to Professor Bas Rokers. This is a temporary position, with a duration up to  one academic year, depending on the needs of the Center and the availability of the candidate.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in their area of expertise and a passion for mentorship, as well as a commitment to academic excellence and student success. The successful applicant will conduct research and scholarly activities in their area of expertise, collaborate with other faculty members and engage in interdisciplinary projects, participate in academic and administrative duties as required by the department; mentor students and engage in academic advising and support for student success and participate in professional development opportunities offered by the institution; contribute to the academic and intellectual life of the institution and the broader community.

Applicants must have a Doctoral degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution and a strong record of scholarly activity, including publications, conference presentations, and grants.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Bas Rokers (

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.


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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