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[Met-jobs] Research and Postdoctoral Positions with the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute (Abu Dhabi)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Mon, 6 Aug 2012 21:07:02 +0000

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Projecting Global Sea Level Change Project

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

David Holland (PI)

NYU Abu Dhabi, through its NYU Abu Dhabi Institute seeks to be a
world-class center of cutting-edge research, scholarship, and cultural
activity. The institute offers outstanding facilities; research funding
at a significant level and with exceptional continuity of support; and a
vigorous, cohesive, and interactive intellectual environment. Further
details about the institute are found at <>

The Institute has recently award a five-year research grant to the PI to
develop a research group focused on advancing key observational and
modeling aspects relating to global sea-level change. The substantive
grant is renewable for a second five-year period. The research group
will work in various areas of sea-level change science areas ranging
from meteorological, oceanographic, and glaciological observations, both
in situ and remote sensing, as well as component and coupled models of
the atmosphere, ocean, and glacier system. The research group will also
support sea-level and coastal environment change-focused scientific
exchange and educational outreach in the Middle East.

Positions are available for several research scientists and postdoctoral
researchers with expertise in the broad spectrum of scientific
activities pertaining to global sea level change research. All positions
are based in Abu Dhabi, but researchers may spend up to two months per
year at the Courant Institute in New York City.

Research Scientists will collaborate directly with the PI, develop their
own research agenda in accordance with the overall goals of the project,
help supervise postdoctoral associates, and develop a long-term
relationship with other sea-level change research activities worldwide.
Appointments are made for an initial two-year period, and are renewable,
pending positive annual review. Postdoctoral Research Fellows will work
closely with the PI and Research Scientists. Positions are offered for
two-year periods, pending positive annual review.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications. NYU Abu Dhabi offers
substantial benefits including allowances for housing, transportation,
and home visits, in addition to health insurance and an attractive
retirement plan. Exceptional candidates may be considered for joint
appointments as tenure-track professor at the NYU Abu Dhabi college.

Applicants should send a CV and the names of three professional
references via email to <>. Review of applications
will begin December 1, 2012, and continue until suitable candidates are

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