Research Scientist/Engineer at Interdisciplinary Research Center for Advanced Materials

Research Scientist/Engineer at Interdisciplinary Research Center for Advanced Materials

King Fahd University of Petroleum And Minerals
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Job Description

Job Description
The center seeks to fill several research positions with potential candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in materials research. The candidates must have vast experience and in-depth knowledge in any of the following areas: coatings surface engineering light alloys polymers composites biomaterials smart materials self-healing materials nanomaterials multifunctional materials graphene metamaterials photovoltaic materials hydrogen storage materials materials for extreme environments electrochemistry corrosion corrosion & scale inhibitors tribology computational materials machine learning in materials selection and design
Job Responsibility
  • Developing research ideas and write research proposals.
  • Conduct basic and applied research.
  • Develop advanced products and technology.
  • Attract talented graduate students and post-docs.
  • Publish manuscripts in high-impact journals.
  • Present in local/international conferences and technical meetings.
  • Submit patent applications and attempt technology commercialization.
  • Build competencies in the materials area.

Compensation & Benefits
  • The appointment includes the following benefits according to the university policy
    1. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
    2. Free furnished, air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
    3. Air ticket/s to Dhahran on appointment
    4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s for family members up to four persons.
    5. 30 days of paid vacation.
    6. Assistance with local tuition fees for school-aged dependent children.
    7. Transportation allowance
    8. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
    9. End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service.
    The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities, including a medical and dental clinic, a health club with a swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center, and a private beach.

  • A Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or a related field from a reputable institution.
  • In-depth knowledge and a strong record of published research in one or more of the areas described in the Job Description.
  • Experience in supervising the research of graduate students or have industrial experience in the respective areas.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.
Contact Information
Director, Talent Acquisition,
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: [Confidential Information]
Telephone: +966 13 860-7854
Fax: +966 13 860-1273

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