Post Doctoral Fellow, Civil Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

Position Overview

KU is seeking a highly motivated Post-doctoral Fellow to work on work under the guidance of Prof. Chrysikopoulos in improving the mathematical description of existing nanoparticle transport models, develop efficient numerical methods of solution, and validate the new mathematical model with experimental data. S/he will will program in Fortran and Java. S/he will work in collaboration with the experimental staff associated with the project in order to design validation experiments. As part of the project, the researcher will have an opportunity to work alongside researchers and graduate students from various backgrounds as part of a wider team.


Position Requirements
  • Expertise in mathematical modeling of contaminant transport in subsurface formations
  • Expertise in numerical simulation of contaminant transport in subsurface formations
  • Adhere to the University\'s information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager
Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria
  • PhD from a reputable university in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience writing scientific or review papers;
  • A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The proven ability to work on multiple tasks with competing demands and deadlines.
  • Ability to train and mentor students and support fellow researchers
  • Highly developed reasoning and problem-solving skills
Desired Criteria
  • PhD gained from a top 200 QS or THE ranked University
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience as a Post-doctoral researcher in academia or in industry.
  • High impact first-author publications in top 10% journals in the relevant field
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Primary Location: Khalifa University - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job: Post Doctoral Fellow
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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