Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Mechanicial 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

  • Operational Responsibilities

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Candidates shall have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline (Mechanical, Materials or Aerospace Engineering) from a reputable university.

Required Experience

  • Strong background and experience in multiscale modeling of hybrid/multifunctional composites.
  • Multi-physics through-process modeling of Additively Manufactured Cellular materials
  • Impact damage modeling of multiscale composites
  • Modeling of thermal, electrical and piezoresistive behavior of multiscale hierarchical composites or nanocomposites
  • Experience in writing user subroutines (for example UMAT for Abaqus FEA), working knowledge of MATLAB, Digimat FE, OptiStruct, Maple/Mathematica and Python scripting; COMSOL Multiphysics.

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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