The in the Science Division, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate to work on the mechanisms underlying harmful algal blooms in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) as part of a large National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) collaboration.
The project commences in October 2019 and ends in August 2024.
The successful applicant will drive a fascinating project on the emerging role of bacteria on phytoplankton physiology and bloom formation / demise.
Our laboratory uses multi-omics, microbiology, field sampling and microfluidic devices to study phytoplankton ecology, particularly bloom-forming species.
The candidate will be involved in culturing harmful algal species and bacteria from GoM samples and apply advanced omic techniques to understand the role bacteria play in promoting or suppressing blooms.
The candidate will also participate in annual research cruises in the GoM as well as cruises of opportunity during the course of the project.
Applicants must have a PhD in marine microbiology or a related field. Excellent experimental and in silico skills relevant to the project (in particular microbiology and bioinformatics) are required.
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with scientists from different disciplines are required.
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. Shady Amin at samin nyu.edu.
The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. 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.
Please visit our website at http : / / nyuad.nyu.edu / en / about / careers / faculty-positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply.
If you have any questions, please email : samin nyu.edu.
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.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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