Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Mar 17, 2020
End of advertisement period
Apr 16, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location        AE

Organization Name        Physics

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the 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. Khalifa University 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

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

  • Opera Perform electron microscopy of materials including metal-alloys, semiconductors, and nanomaterials
  • Write reports on the progress of projects
  • Write manuscripts to publish papers in conferences and peer-reviewed journals
  • Work with and/or establish new collaborations with other researchers
  • Help writing project proposals

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Mentoring the MS

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in Physics, Chemistry, materials science & engineering

Required Experience

  • Proven ability for writing peer-reviewed publications by presenting first author publications  
  • Proven record of experience on working with advanced techniques of scanning electron microscopes (SEM) and transmission electron microscopes (TEM)
  • Full knowledge and experience of preparing TEM specimens with focused-ion-beam dual-beam SEM
  • Knowledge of testing electrical devices at nanoscales using SEM
  • Knowledge and experience of thin-film deposition and characterization

How To Apply

  • CV + Research Interest 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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