Post Doctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
22 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

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 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.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

Operational Responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent research with minimal supervision, publish scholarly work in high impact international journals. The candidate has to perform comprehensive investigations for the numerical part and assist the experimental part of the project. Besides, the candidate is tasked to carry out the operational activities related to the project.

Supervisory Responsibilities



Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Required Experience

Applicant should have strong research capabilities in numerical modeling and investigation of multiphase flow and heat transfer. In particular, candidate with experience in model development and implementation (coding) is preferred. Good verbal and written English skills are required.

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: Post Doctoral Fellow
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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