Research Scientist in the Division of Science (Psychology) - Prof. Bas
New York University: NYU - Global: Abu Dhabi: ADScience: ADPsychology
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jan 09, 2022
New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to recruit a Research scientist to work
within the newly established Abu Dhabi Precision Medicine Virtual Research
Institute (ADPMVRI) supervised by Profs. Bas Rokers, Raghib Ali, and Youssef
Idaghdour. The Institute aims to develop a comprehensive research
infrastructure - whereby diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment are tailored to
each patient. The Institute will provide a set of platforms specific to the
most common non-communicable diseases in Abu Dhabi, centered on biomarkers
quantifying disease state, stratifying disease subtypes, and monitoring
disease progression. In the context of brain health research, the Institute
aims to identify markers predictive of perceptual and cognitive impairment in
health conditions prevalent in the region, including diabetes, multiple
sclerosis, obesity and normal vs. traumatic brain aging.
The appointed applicant is expected to develop and deploy solutions to handle
the management and analysis of large amounts of neuroimaging, genomics, and
health-related data. The ideal candidate must have a background in database
management, neuroimaging and/or genomics data analytics, and machine learning
and artificial intelligence applications. The candidate is expected to have
programming experience with MATLAB, python, shell scripting, and UNIX/LINUX
environments. Familiarity working within a high-performance computing
environment is ideal.
To be considered, applicants must have received a PhD in Computer Science,
Psychology, Neuroscience, mathematics, physics, Biology, Biomedical
Engineering or a relevant STEM field. Exceptional candidates with an MSc and
directly relevant experience may also be considered. All applicants must
submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of research accomplishments
and interests, and contact information for at least two references.
Applications will be accepted immediately, and candidates will be considered
on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For questions, please contact
Prof. Rokers - firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to
relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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.
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.
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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
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