The Kamei Reverse Bioengineering Laboratory in the Division of Science and Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on projects focused on understanding how stem cells transform to organs / tissues and express their functions by applying nano / microengineering.
Research in the Kamei Reverse Bioengineering Laboratory focuses on the study of organogenesis and early embryogenesis, using stem cell biology, fluorescent cell imaging, bioinformatics and nano / microengineering, and we will apply obtained fundamental understandings for regenerative medicine, disease modelling and drug development.
Responsibilities of the research assistant include conducting literature reviews, culturing cells, conducting cellular / molecular biological assays, performing bioinformatic analyses, and training new lab members.
The research assistant will also assist in drafting research reports for dissemination of research findings.
Applicants with a strong interest in understanding differentiation process of stem cells to organs / tissues, good organization skills and communication skills are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s / Master's degree in Science, Engineering or equivalent and prior experience in a lab setting.
The ideal candidate will have basic programming experience with R, Python or MATLAB and experience with cell culture / assays and bioinformatical analyses.
Organizational skills and attention to detail are essential.
The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and transportation allowances. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.
To be considered, all applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, statement of past research activities, transcript and contact information for at least two references, all in pdf format.
If you have any questions, please email (Ken-ichiro Kamei, laboratory PI).
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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