Postdoctoral Fellow in Electrical Engineering

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Jun 2018
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24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Act independently, in planning and designing research experiments, recommending schedules, timetables and costs.
  • Assists faculty researchers and other collaborators.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Data collection and analysis.
  • Presentation of project results to internal and external parties.
  • Operates scientific equipment.
  • Performs statistical analyses, including selecting the appropriate analysis procedure, setting up data for analysis, judging validity and reliability of data, designing and writing programs to perform analyses, and producing written reports on the result of the analyses.
  • Effectively uses available technology to facilitate the success of the project.
  • Engaged in fieldwork and writing of technical publications and reports.
  • Presentation of project results to internal and external parties.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May supervise graduate assistants, or student employees.
  • May be responsible for training staff, graduate assistants, or student employees.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering with concentration in Machine design and machines condition monitoring.

Required Experience

  • Have experience in :
  • Machines design & condition monitoring.
  • Modern control & artificial intelligence principle.
  • Machines FEA Analysis (ANSYS or JMAG).
  • DSP controllers/ LabVIEW / DSPACE environment.
  • Laboratory and field research/experimentation skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Written and oral communication skills (English).
  • Leading and coordinating skills.
  • Effective teamwork with culturally diverse backgrounds.

How To Apply


You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

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