Postdoctoral Fellow, Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
03 Jun 2020
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03 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: AE

Organization Name: Physics

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

Job Requirements        

Operational Responsibilities

  • Development of a new analytical method to reconstruct the shower maximum of air showers using radio signals.
  • Testing the method using Monte-Carlo simulation.
  • Application of the method to real data collected with the LOFAR radio telescope.
  • Perform theoretical modeling of the propagation of cosmic rays in the Universe.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervision of Master student on science tasks and computational activities.

How To Apply        

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