Post Doctoral Fellow in Electrical/Biomedical/Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
01 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

3. Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

Key Project deliverables

  • Finalize the Ethics applications for approval from  Khalifa University and SEHA Kidney Care  Ethics Committee and Mafraq Hospital.
  • Develop Impedance Cardiography (ICG) database on the web.
  • Liaise with Clinicians at SEHA Kidney Center in Abu Dhabi for experimental set up and data quality check.
  • Expert scoring of pathological events.
  • Develop signal processing algorithms to analyse ICG signals and their features in relation to abnormalities.
  • Develop machine learning algorithms in utilizing features extracted from ICG and wearable devices for reliable real-time detection of  abnormal events.
  • Validate machine learning/deep learning models with blind test data and evaluate model performance.
  • Develop a rule based decision-tree model to recognize event types and necessity of intervention.
  • Post detection validation of the output of new models while under therapy to create a complete NOMAD management tool.
  • Participates in scientific research as a professionally responsible member of the research team, participates in problem exploration, and definition, planning of the approach and sequence of steps, execution of experiments or studies, interpretation of findings, documentation and reporting of results and progress, maintenance of research records and compliance to all established policies and procedures;
  • Regularly meets with the Advisor to apprise the Advisor of the research results, for the development and troubleshooting of techniques, to provide direction and focus to the research, to air concerns and conflicts, and to express mutual expectations;
  • Publishes research results in high impact journals appropriate to the field in a timely manner, may present findings at meetings;
  • Participates in writing grant applications and proposals that pertain to the research;
  • Contributes to the overall activities of the research team as required;
  • Mentors graduate students and/or undergraduates under the supervision of the Advisor;
  • 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,
  • Performs other similar or related duties as and when assigned by the Advisor.  

Operational Responsibilities

  • Daily Research performance, meeting and reporting

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Senior Undergraduate and Graduate students


4. Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in or equivalent in Electrical/Biomedical/Computer Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution, preferably, from pre-eminent institutions of higher education.

Required Experience

  • Preferred in the area of signal & image processing with machine learning modelling

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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