Postdoctoral Fellow

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-882

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Geology department at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship to work in the field of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

Candidates must have good experience in chemistry of metal oxides nanoparticles and of petroleum. The aim is to (1) Carry out inorganic syntheses and characterization, (2) Formulate and stabilize metal oxide (MO) based nanofluids (NF), and (3) Study the interaction between NF and polyaromatic hydrocarbons in crude oil. The Postdoctoral Fellow has to publish the results in top-ranked journals.

• The completion of a PhD degree in chemical engineering, inorganic chemistry or petroleum engineering is required.

The appointment will be initially made for one year with possibility of extension for another year depending upon satisfactory performance.

The nominal start date is as soon as possible. The position is located at the UAEU's main campus in Al-Ain, about one and half hour drive from Abu Dhabi city. The UAEU is the largest and the top ranked Public Sector University of the United Arab Emirates.

The application package should include an updated CV, a brief description of the applicant's current research activities and two letters of references.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
• The completion of a PhD degree in chemical engineering, inorganic chemistry or petroleum engineering is required.

Preferred Qualification
• The completion of a PhD degree in chemical engineering, inorganic chemistry or petroleum engineering is required.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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