KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Ref
IRC18289
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location

AE      

Organization Name

Mechanical Engineering      

About University          

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description          

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.

Multi-scale modeling of multifunctional polymer matrix composites with hybrid microstructure and designed-in properties.

Detailed Description          

Operational Responsibilities

Research and publications, report writing

Job Requirements          

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Material Science or other relevant discipline

Required Experience

He/She must have a strong background in one or more of the following fields: Multi-scale modeling (analytical or numerical) in solid mechanics, Homogenization techniques, Fracture and damage mechanics, Bio-inspired materials, Molecular dynamics simulation, Experimental solid mechanics.

How To Apply          

Note: You will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV 2. Passport-size photograph 3. Teaching and Research Statement

Vacancy Type

Research

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