Fixed Term Contract 1 year, full-time, expected extension up to 3 years pending satisfaction of milestones.
The Photonics Laboratory (https://photonics.kaust.edu.sa) of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for a post-doctoral position in the area of fiber optic sensing. The Photonics Laboratory aims at delivering compact and energy-saving integrated laser-diode based devices and solutions for applications requiring light spanning the ultraviolet to the visible and near-infrared regime. A plethora of practical laser-based solutions are conceived, and proof-of-concept models built for data collection and testing of a new class of innovative multi-function optoelectronic devices and optical fiber systems.
We are looking for a researcher who has completed Ph.D. in the past five years, or will complete Ph.D. soon, and wish to bootstrap career, embracing the unique opportunity of participating in the shaping of such a challenging and innovative research theme, as well as contributing to the ambitious research agenda of the Photonics Laboratory, supported by a very substantial funding landscape.
Successful candidates will be given excellent conditions for the development of their research skills, in terms of working conditions, mentoring and laboratory facilities.
The main research topics this opening is calling for are aligned with the research priorities of the Photonics Laboratory:
The candidates will work closely with Prof. Boon S. Ooi and his team members
(https://cemse.kaust.edu.sa/people/person/boon-ooi), interacting closely as well with other members of the Photonics Laboratory (https://photonics.kaust.edu.sa). There are expected to do high-quality research, participate actively to projects, help mentor students and publish results in the most selective venues. Good communication and presentation skills are a must. English is the working language of this international laboratory.
Email informal enquiries / expressions of interest to:
Prof. Boon S. Ooi (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Islam Ashry (email@example.com)
Subject: FIBER OPTIC SENSING - POSTDOC APPLICATIONS
You will work in an exciting international environment with researchers from over 100 nationalities and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the research center agenda and boost your career development and training (https://opra.kaust.edu.sa). as well as general facilities as below, in a combination unmatchable by any other research environment worldwide.
KAUST (https://www.kaust.edu.sa) is an international, graduate-only research university, located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST offers superb research facilities, including a supercomputer; generous assured research funding; and internationally competitive salaries. The liberal social policies coupled with the top-quality research facilities have succeeded in attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research, dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific and technological achievement that will benefit the region and the world. All activities of the university are conducted on the basis of equality, without regard to race, religion, or gender.
KAUST was ranked among the top elite universities based on research performance and innovation outputs (e.g., in the SCImago Institutions Rankings, KAUST ranked 1st among Arab countries, and 24th out of 309 enlisted world-wide elite universities). KAUST’s award-winning campus has everything you need to live, work, study and play. With state-of-the-art fitness facilities, a golf course, numerous fine dining and casual fare restaurants, an Elementary and a Secondary schools and the Red Sea just steps away, there is something for everyone (https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/live). For more information about life and employment at KAUST please visit our Employment Website: http://www.kaust.edu.sa/employment/employment.html.
Thanks to very effective measures, including the involvement (https://coronavirus.kaust.edu.sa) of its researchers, the COVID-19 pandemic has barely affected the KAUST campus-city
We welcome candidates with a PhD in Eelectrical/Electronic Engineering or related areas, with a strong experimental and theoretical background in fiber optics, optical sensing, and optical systems. It is highly recommended to have experience with Matlab, Labview, and hardware prototyping.
The call is open to all applicants from any nationality. International applications are strongly encouraged. Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory. We require commitment, team working and a critical mind.
How to Apply
You will be required to complete an application form and upload the following materials:
Because of the high volume of applications that we usually receive, only applications submitted through the online Interfolio form will be considered (https://www.interfolio.com/). Applications will be pre-screened as soon as they are received and will deserve full consideration until all positions are filled. Shortlisted applicants will receive feedback within a reasonable delay after each cut-off date, see below.
Next cut-off date for applications: 1st September, 2021Continue reading
|Title||Post-Doctoral Positions in Fiber Optic Sensing 2021|
|Employer||King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)|
|Job location||King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal|
|Published||June 15, 2021|
|Application deadline||September 1, 2021|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Optics,   Experimental Physics,   Optical Engineering,   Electrical Engineering,   Electronics,   Photonics  |