Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Biophysics

New York University: Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Research Lab of Dr. Serdal Kirmizialtin in the Division of Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks talented researchers with excellent record of academic success for Research Scientist/Post-Doctoral Associate positions. The positions are available immediately. The research will focus on the development and use of advanced Molecular Dynamics methods for studying nucleic acids and DNA replication mechanism. For more information on Dr. Kirmizialtin’s lab, please visit

The successful candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, or related field, with extensive experience in the application of molecular dynamics simulations to biological systems, ideally in both methods and applications. An ideal candidate will have a solid background in physics and chemistry, particularly in the area of statistical mechanics.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Experience with modern sampling techniques, good computer programming skills, a working knowledge of UNIX and shell scripting are highly desired. Experience in PLUMED will be very valuable.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge resources in a collaborative research environment with distinguished international scientists in the US and Europe.  

The terms of employment are competitive. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the positions are filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter describing their scientific experience and specific interest in this position, a CV with a complete list of publications, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least two letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. The names and contact information of the references should also be emailed to

This position is NOT located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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