New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)


NYU Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Research Group of Alan Healy
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Healy Laboratory in the Chemistry Program of the Division of Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate starting September 2020. Applicants with backgrounds in synthetic organic, medicinal chemistry, or chemical biology are encouraged to apply. The research is aimed at developing an automated chemical platform for the synthesis and biological evaluation of natural products as leads for a drug discovery program. The lab and the core research facilities at NYUAD are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for organic synthesis.

Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in chemistry or related subject or be within a few months from completion. We encourage applications from candidates with significant research experience in synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or bioactivity screening. Knowledge of synthetic automation/chemical engineering, biosynthesis or chemical biology is desired, but not required. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.

The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance 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 with full publication list, and a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, all in PDF format, through the NYUAD online application portal: Please visit our website at for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail

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.

Entering its tenth 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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