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Postdoctoral Associate Positions in Organic Chemistry

New York University Abu Dhabi - Research Group of Alan Healy

Location: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Highly competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th March 2019
Expires: 12th May 2019

The Healy Laboratory in the Chemistry Program of the Division of Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint two Postdoctoral Associates starting September 2019. Applicants with backgrounds in synthetic organic, medicinal chemistry, or chemical biology are encouraged to apply. The research is aimed at developing an automated chemical platform for the synthesis and biological evaluation of natural products as leads for a drug discovery program. The lab and the core research facilities at NYUAD are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for organic synthesis.  

Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in chemistry or related subject or be within a few months from completion. We encourage applications from candidates with significant research experience in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry. Knowledge of synthetic automation/chemical engineering, biosynthesis or chemical biology is desired, but not required. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.

The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance 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 with full publication list, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests and two letters of recommendation, all in PDF format, through the NYUAD online application portal, located at Please visit our website at for more information. If you have any questions, please e-mail

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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