Postdoctoral Fellow, Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Nov 18, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 18, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology  combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution,seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description            

  • Be responsible for the experimental aspects of the optical fiber sensor project for pavement monitoring and the management of the test results for development of a database to analyze the pavement performance.

Detailed Description            

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Develop monitoring and data acquisition procedures for flexible pavements using optical fiber sensors.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Install optical fiber sensors and operate data acquisition equipment and post-process and interpret the data in laboratory and field experiments.
  • Participate in the team effort for the development of data acquisition and database for identification of various pavement distress mechanisms and phenomena.
  • Lead the team efforts for the development of a guideline for optimization of pavement monitoring via optical fiber sensors.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Participate in the supervision of the activities of PhD and MSc students.

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on monitoring

Required Experience

  • Experience in structural monitoring.Candidates with previous experience on monitoring of civil engineering constructions are highly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply            


You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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