Research Associate in Physics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
03 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Mar 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The Physics department at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a research associate position in computational physics to work on density functional theory (DFT). The project aims to use state-of-the-art DFT packages (such as Atomistix ToolKit “ATK”) to investigate the effect of dopants and catalysts on gas sensing and energy storage properties in graphitic systems under the supervision of Prof. Nacir Tit. The completion of MSc or PhD degree in Physics or Materials Science is required. Research experience in DFT is desirable.

The appointment will be initially made for one year with full possibility of extension for another one year depending upon satisfactory performance. The nominal-start date is as soon as possible with deadline of end of year 2019. The UAEU is the largest and the top-ranked University in the United Arab Emirates. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, and two letters of references.

Minimum Qualification MSc in Physics or MSc in Materials Science & Engineering

Preferred Qualification MSc in Physics

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Computational Physics in general and with DFT calculations in particular

Special Instructions to Applicant Salary to my PhD Student

Division College of Science - (COS)

Department Physics - (COS)

Job Close Date 31-01-2020

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

Salary 8333

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