Research Scientist

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
28 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Research Scientist


Research Scientist

Job Purpose

  • 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 Research Scientist, experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Research Scientist 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.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

  1. Leading the project work,
  2. Synthesis of carbon-based materials,
  3. acquisition and interpretation of the data,
  4. publishing scientific papers in the major scientific journals.

Operational Responsibilities

  1. Performing research on the design, fabrication and characterization of materials for cross-disciplinary applications
  2. electrochemistry-based materials processes
  3. material characterization with SEM/TEM, XRD, Raman, TGA,
  4. publishing scientific papers in the major scientific journals.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Managing the research group, mentoring graduate students and intern students


Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in materials science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, physics, applied physics, chemistry or closely related fields.

Required Experience

  • Min.(2+) years Postdoc experience with good research achievements/potential

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Research Scientist
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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