The Roberts laboratory in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a short-term research assistant to work on timing newly discovered pulsars.
The duration of the appointment would be from August 2020 through October 2020.
The successful applicant will be responsible for analyzing radio telescope data of millisecond pulsars in binary systems taken with the Green Bank Telescope, the Arecibo telescope, and the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope and preparing the results for publication.
Helping with preparing and performing observations and data archiving would also be expected.
Applicants must have a Bachelors degree or higher in Physics or related field. They also must have experience in searching for and timing pulsars using radio telescope data.
Experience working with an HPC is also expected.
The terms of employment are competitive and include housing. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.
To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format.
If you have any questions, please email : msr14 nyu.edu.
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.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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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