Postdoctoral Fellow in Physical Sciences

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
22 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Organization Name

Aerospace 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.

Detailed Description          

Operational Responsibilities

  • The postdoc is required to engage in the design and development of research project; execution of experimental and/or theoretical studies, and dissemination of the results of the research.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • The postdoc will need to help supervising master level graduate students and undergraduate students on ad hoc basis.

Job Requirements          

Required Qualifications

  • The candidate should have an earned Ph.D. degree In Physical Sciences (Preferably in Chemistry) or Engineering (Such as Materials) from a reputable university. He/she should have a good publication record.

Required Experience

  • The candidate should have background/experience in material chemistry and electrochemistry, including solid-state chemistry, nano-materials (nano-structure, nano-composite, nano-interface) and energy storage. In additon, experiences in synthesizing and characterization of two-dimensional materials such as graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides are preferred. 

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  


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