Post Doctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Mechanical 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            

Strategic Responsibilities

(i) designing material processing, (ii) acquisition and interpretation of the data, (iii) publishing scientific papers in the major scientific journals.

Operational Responsibilities

(i) performing research on the design, fabrication and characterization of materials for cross-disciplinary applications such as 3D meta materials for radar absorbing material applications, and thin-film deposition, (ii) simulation with COMSOL, (iii) testing electrical and magnetic properties of materials, (iv) 3D printing process

Supervisory Responsibilities

Mentoring graduate students (PhD and/or MSc students) and intern students

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

PhD Degree in materials science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, applied physics, chemistry or closely related fields

Required Experience

(i) background in basic electromagnetic, (ii)operation of materials characterization tools such as XRD, SEM/TEM, AFM, Raman Spectroscopy, (iii) materials processing in thin-film coating, 3D printing and wet chemistry.

How To Apply            

CV+ Research Interest Statement

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