KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
Jun 15, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jul 15, 2021
Ref
IRC53569
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Organization Name Temp Researcher Internal Fund

About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

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

  • Operate and maintain the equipment in the laboratory and in cleanroom. 
  • Arrange for purchasing the required consumables for the lab.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in Materials & Chemical engineering or Mechanical engineering or a closely related science discipline

Required Experience

Experimental experience with all of the following:

  1. Microfluidics and their applications in mixing and separation
  2. Microfabrication techniques
  3. Materials characterization techniques
  4. Proactive and work independently in the lab
  • Assist and support researchers in the development and implementation of microfluidic platforms
  • Present and report research results and publish in top rated peer-reviewed journals in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with safety and health requirements
  • Writing research proposals

How To Apply

Applicants should send their updated CV to Dr. Nahla Alamoodi  nahla.alamoodi@ku.ac.ae. A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.