New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

Research Engineer

NYU Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB)
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications from individuals to be appointed as a Research Engineer in the Chemical and Functional Genomics group.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced research engineer with expertise in database design and data management to support a high-throughput chemical and functional genomic screening facility at NYU Abu Dhabi. The successful candidate should have Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or equivalent and will work closely with lab personnel to build infrastructure and assist with data curation, organization, and analysis. Primary responsibilities will include:

• Manage a LIMS for high-throughput chemical and genomics screening data
• Maintain and develop database framework
• Maintain a pipeline for HTP image processing and archival
• Oversee data uploads of HTP image data and associated metadata
• Perform QC of data integrity
• Implement summary reports of screening statistics
• Integrate data from multiple data sets for analysis and interpretation of screening data
• Assist laboratory personnel with directed data analysis questions.

The project will be based at NYU Abu Dhabi and will be supervised by Dr. Kristin C. Gunsalus.

The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits. Interested researchers are encouraged to apply online at and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and two or more letters of recommendation (in PDF format). For further information, please email:

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.

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.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.