Postdoctoral Fellow, Aerospace Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
02 May 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: AE

Organization Name: Aerospace Engineering

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the 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. Khalifa University 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

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

The candidate will be responsible for the characterization, coating, and manufacturing of novel high performance composites for aerospace applications based on graphene and other 2D materials. In addition, the candidate will attract and supervise postgraduate students in composites research, contribute to and develop research proposals for submission to internal/external funding providers, publish research findings in high quality journals and establish collaborative research partnerships with a variety of stakeholders.  

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Materials Engineering or related Engineering fields.

Required Experience

  • Composite materials, Graphene and other 2D Materials.

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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