Post Doctoral Fellow, Physics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Overview

KU is seeking a highly motivated Post-doctoral Fellow to work on magnetic materials for future memory technology. 

Our research project concerns about an in-depth investigation of the plasmonic and magnetic (magnonic) crystals for a versatile electronic/magnetic device application ranging from highly sensitive biosensors to high-speed memory. The researcher will be involved in the synthesis of plasmonic/magnetic nano-structured devices. The morphological properties of the sample will be characterized using 3D-microscope, SEM, TEM and AFM. Thin film multilayers of a combination of metals like Au, Ag, NiFe, Ti, Pt will be deposited to study the effect of interface and inter-layer interaction on the performance of the devices.


Position Requirements

  • Have hand-on experience in synthesis of magnetic/non-magnetic nanoparticles.
  • Have experience in different characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XPS, Raman, FTIR, UV-VIS. 
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks, accordingly.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager.

Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria

  • PhD in Physics from a reputable university or related discipline.
  • Experience writing scientific or review papers; 
  • A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture 
  • Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The proven ability to work on multiple tasks with competing demands and deadlines.
  • Ability to train and mentor students and support fellow researchers
  • Highly developed reasoning and problem-solving skills

Desired Criteria

  • PhD gained from a top 200 QS or THE ranked University
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience as a Post-doctoral researcher in academia or in industry.
  • High impact first-author publications in top 10% journals in the relevant field

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

Primary Location: Abu Dhabi UAE
Job: Post Doctoral Fellow
Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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