Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2018
Contract Type
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.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible of the following objectives:

  • Development and Validation of subject-specific musculoskeletal system of the upper body using the software Anybody to predict muscle forces and joint reaction forces and moments in various postures.
  • Development and Validation of subject-specific finite element model of the lumbosacral spine to compute spinal loads and load-sharing for the postures defined in O1.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Engineering with major in Biomechanics or related filed

Required Experience

  • Experience in Computational Biomechanics of the human spine using musculoskeletal and Finite Element Modeling.
  • Strong knowledge of the softwares Abaqus and AnyBody
  • Preference will be given to the candidates who published related works in conferences and/or scientific journals.

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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