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Date: Sun Feb 18 07:10:36 2018
Subject: 18.02.18 Research/PostDoctoral Associate position in Computational Biophysics and Chemistry
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 for 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. 
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The successful candidates must have a Ph.D. 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 primay location of the position is NYU Abu Dhabi.   

The terms of employment are very 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

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 Dhabi's
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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