Postdoctoral Fellow, Aerospace Engineering at Khalifa University

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
09 May 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Aerospace Engineering - Khalifa University

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

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

  • Manufacturing of Composite Panels, Testing, and Fracture Modeling.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Civil Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or other relevant Engineering disciplines. 

Required Experience

  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or other relevant Engineering discipline. Applicants should demonstrate research capabilities in one of the core area Damage mechanics, fracture mechanics modeling, constitutive modeling, finite element analysis, molecular dynamics simulations. Candidates with research experience related to fracture/damage mechancis will be considered with higher priority. Fluency in English is required.

How To Apply

Please attach CV and 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 ( 

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