Post Doctoral Fellow, Chemical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Thursday, 26 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 25 April 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location        AE

Organization Name        Chemical Engineering

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.

Brief Description

To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.

Since the Postdoctoral experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Postdoctoral tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the them Lead, Your responsibilities will also include:
  • Examine surfaces using optical microscope (OM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM);
  • Perform chloride diffusion tests on concrete samples and analyze the results to determine chloride ion diffusion coefficient in concrete;
  • Prepare reports, papers, and technical presentations on the outcomes.
  • Report and publish the results of the study in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD degree in Materials Engineering or a closely related discipline. We seek a candidate with a demonstrated ability to conduct independent research in corrosion and degradation of structural materials.
  • The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group.
  • A superior academic performance and publication record.
  • The position will also require independent work in addition to collaborative skills and creative thinking. In addition, good oral and written communication skills in English are required.

Required Experience

  • Considerable knowledge of materials science, and corrosion.
  • Surface examination using scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission electron microscope (TEM)

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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