Mathematics/Science, New York University in Abu Dhabi

1117 10854Position ID: NYUAbuDhabi-HISHAMSATIPOSTDOC [#10854, ST-00023423]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position Hisham Sati’s Topology and Geometry Research Group
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 129188, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Areas: topology, geometry and physics
Application Deadline: finished (2017/09/25, finished 2018/09/30, listed until 2018/03/25)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Position
Hisham Sati’s Topology and Geometry Research Group
NYU Abu Dhabi

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the research group of Hisham Sati at New York University Abu Dhabi. The proposed research can be interdisciplinary on the interactions between topology, geometry and physics, but emphasis on one area, especially topology, is also possible. The research-only position is for two years with a possible extension to a third year.

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a relevant field, and must have a strong background in algebraic topology, preferably generalized cohomology. The ideal candidate will have expertise in homotopy theory, and possibly also higher differential geometry and/or mathematical physics, but the latter is not a must. The ongoing project with the current continuing postdoc Daniel Grady is on differential refinements of generalized cohomology theories and their applications in physics. The proposed project can either be closely related or proceed in a complementary direction.

NYU Abu Dhabi offers a stimulating research environment led by a distinguished research community and supported by state-of-the-art research facilities.

The terms of employment are very competitive. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter summarizing research experience and specifying the interests in this position, a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please visit our website at for instructions and information on how to apply. For questions related to this position, please email

About NYUAD:

NYU 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 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 eighth 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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