KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Post Doctoral Fellow, Chemistry

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
26 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2020
Ref
IRC44969
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location        AE

Organization Name        Chemistry

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 Fellow will develop the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to convincingly present research plans and findings orally and in written form, the ability to manage research groups and supervise science trainees, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class at a university level. he post-doctoral researcher will be responsible for keeping up with literature and state of the art protocols to carry out experiments, play a leading role managing laboratory operations, data analysis and data presentation.   The candidate is also expected to mentor students and junior research members.

Detailed 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 Fellow will develop the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to convincingly present research plans and findings orally and in written form, the ability to manage research groups and supervise science trainees, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class at a university level. he post-doctoral researcher will be responsible for keeping up with literature and state of the art protocols to carry out experiments, play a leading role managing laboratory operations, data analysis and data presentation.   The candidate is also expected to mentor students and junior research members.

Job Requirements

Required Experience

The project is aimed at identifying and cloning beta-glucoisdase enzymes from mangrove forest fungal isolates.

Must Have:

  • Experience in protein analysis including quantification, enzyme activity fractionation/protein separation and identification.
  • Experience working with filamentous fungi.
  • Strong scientific writing skills and a track record of published work from doctoral research
  • A self-driven independent personality with a passion for research

Desirable experience:

  • Experience in cloning and expression of genes in E. coli or other protein expression systems.
  • Experience with bioinformatics – analyzing whole genomes

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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