Post Doctoral Fellow, in Theoretical/Computational Astroparticle Physics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

2. 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 (Dr. Arjen van Vliet). 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.  


3. Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Develop research plans.
  • Develop publication and dissemination strategies.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Develop an analysis pipeline for investigating the connection between ultra-high-energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) and astrophysical magnetic fields.
  • Testing Galactic and extragalactic magnetic field models against UHECR data.
  • Publishing scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals on related topics.
  • Presenting research findings at international conferences.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Co-supervising a PhD student and intern students.  

4. Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in theoretical/computational astroparticle physics or a closely related field.

Required Experience

  • Completion of PhD.

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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