Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 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.
  • 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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