KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Post Doctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
10 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2019
Ref
IRC41990
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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            

Operational Responsibilities

  • Conduct the specified program of research as defined by the approved project proposal, under the supervision and direction of the Principal investigator.
  • Work in a collegial and cooperative manner with the Principal Investigator and other co-workers in the project, the research team and the funding agency.
  • Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research, as directed by and with the support of and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.
  • Support the Principal Investigator and research group in the design and development of the research program for the assigned project and related areas.
  • Carry out administrative and management work associated with the program of research and the project.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities as required by the Faculty supervisor, the Department or the University.
  • Support, if required, the development of proposals for research funding.
  • Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of the research group, department and university.
  • Generate new ideas and links and builds upon existing ideas to propose unique concepts and solutions

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • In addition to the research program to be developed, the candidate will supervise the work of some graduate students (MSc and PhD) working in the research group and the project.
  • He/she will also provide training to new comers in contact lens fabrication and characterization.

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics or Chemistry or Material Science with specilization in Electronics, Optics or Nano Science

Required Experience

  • Expertise with electronics, optics and wireless transmission are desirable.
  • Candidate should be familiar with the optical characterization techniques and data analysis.                        
  • Demonstrated understanding of diagnostics and wearable sensors. 
  • Proven ability to identify and fulfill the academic writing requirements for publications
  • Proven record of working with team members and student supervision
  • Experience on applied research oriented projects

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 (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae)?

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