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Date: Tue Jun 12 16:08:13 2018
Subject: 18.06.12 POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE in Machine Learning Methods to Study Computational Biophysics, New York University Abu Dhabi
The Research Labs of Dr. Serdal Kirmizialtin in the Division of Sciences at New York 
University Abu Dhabi and Dr. Mark Tuckerman in the Chemistry Department of New York 
University seek a talented researcher with an excellent record of academic success for
Post-Doctoral Associate position. The position is available immediately. The research 
will focus on a joint project on the development and use of machine learning and 
advanced molecular dynamics techniques to study nucleic acids. For more information,
please visit and

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 between the campuses of New York University. 
The primary location of the position is NYU Abu Dhabi. The terms of employment are 
competitive. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be 
considered until the positions are filled.

About NYUAD: New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, 
a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea 
capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, 
Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complimented by a network of eleven research and study-away
sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network 
in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and 
interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global. 

In its eight year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once 
distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world
and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabis 
highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complimented by an institute for advanced 
research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences,
Sciences, and Engineering. 

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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 serdal+* 

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