Research Associate in the Division of Science Biology, Dr. Stephane Boissinot job with NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI


The Evolutionary Genomics laboratory in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Research Associate to work on the mechanisms underlying adaptation to extreme environment in vertebrates.

The successful applicant will drive a fascinating project on the genomic of adaptation to extreme environment in vertebrates. The research project will combine niche modeling, comparative genomics and population genetics. The focal taxa are frogs from the Ethiopian highlands and desert adapted reptiles. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a PhD in cell and molecular biology or related field. Excellent experimental and in silico skills relevant to the project (in particular genomics and bioinformatics) are required.

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. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, transcript of degree, statement of research consisting of a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and two letters of reference all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Stephane Boissinot at


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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