Postdoc position in NMR Crystallography at New York University Abu Dhabi

The Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a fully-funded postdoctoral associate position in the area of Solid-State NMR Crystallography in the group of Dr. Maria Baias (

The research project is highly interdisciplinary and involves the development of novel methods for the crystal structure determination of high pressure phases of powdered crystalline materials. The successful candidate will focus on combining solid-state NMR experiments (with and without DNP) with computational methods for crystal structure prediction to characterize polymorphism in crystalline materials.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, or a related field and must have strong experience in experimental solid-state NMR. Expertise in DNP and density functional theory calculations is desired. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and scientific creativity are essential.

Applications will be accepted immediately. To be considered, all applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, representative publications, and 2-3 letters of reference, all in PDF format. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Please visit the website for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Maria Baias at

The anticipated appointment starting date is September 1st, 2019 and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The terms of employment are competitive, and include housing and other benefits.

Maria Baias, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
New York University Abu Dhabi
Experimental Research Building (C1), Room: 112
Saadiyat Island
P.O. Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971-262-84780

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