KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow in Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Ref
IRC29850
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Note:
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 (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae)

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