Post-Doctoral Research Associate - NYU Abu Dhabi (Prof. Gelfand)

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
New York University, Abu Dhabi
Science (Physics)
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Prof. Gelfand (Physics, New York University Abu Dhabi) is looking to hire a postdoctoral associate to work on understanding the impact of high-energy astrophysical processes on their surrounding medium and host galaxies.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on projects ranging from the study of individual energetic objects in the Milky Way to the impact of AGN on their host galaxy, access to sponsored time on the Las Cumbres Observatory, Green Bank Observatory, and the Very Long Baseline Array, and the opportunity to participate in the SDSS-V and HEX-P collaborations.  This researcher will also be encouraged to collaborate with other scientists at NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics (CAP3), and work with graduate and undergraduate students if they choose. 

Applicants must have a PhD in physics, astronomy, or related field.  Prior research on topics related to those above is required, with a strong preference for experience in conducting, reducing, and analyzing either single dish radio telescopes and/or radio interferometric spectral line observations (e.g., HI, CO).  This is a 2 year position with a start date of September 2023, with extensions likely possible.  

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, CV with full publication list, statement of research interests, all in PDF format, and arrange for the submission of three reference letters, to For questions, please email Prof. Joseph Gelfand at [email protected].   Candidates will be considered until the position is filled, with complete applications received before 2023 March 1 receiving full consideration.  The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Jan 04
Application Deadline
2023 Mar 01


Joseph Gelfand