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Post Doctoral Fellow

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
28 Feb 2026


Position Overview

Khalifa University (KU) is in search of a highly motivated Post-doctoral researcher to lead research on nanoparticle (NP) carriers. These carriers aim to precisely deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites, mitigating the indiscriminate impact of conventional chemotherapy on both cancerous and normal cells. The candidate will employ a multi-scale modeling approach to accurately predict the transport of nanoparticles in human blood, as well as simulate their attachment to cancer cells and subsequent drug release. Expertise in Molecular Dynamics, Dissipative Particle Dynamics, Lattice Boltzmann with immersed boundary method, or discrete element method is required, and familiarity with Lagrangian-Eulerian methods, including PIC, is considered and advantage. Preferably, candidates should have prior experience with the LAMMPS open-source package or similar simulation tools, and proficiency in FORTRAN and C languages to modify existing codes at Khalifa University.

Position Requirements

  • Simulation experience
  • Ability to develop/modify codes in MATLAB, FORTRAN and C.
  • Must have at least a previous experience and publications in simulation.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager

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