Post-Doctoral Fellow in Laser Sensors

KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Job posting number: #7051453

Posted: May 15, 2018

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Laser Sensors
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST, http://apptrkr.com/1222843) is an international graduate-level, merit-based research university dedicated to advancing scientific and technological education and research, acting as a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity in the region and the world. Our research strives to enhance the welfare of society with a special focus on four areas of global significance – food, water, energy and the environment. Based near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, KAUST has attracted top-notch faculty and staff from all over the world, with more than 80 nations represented on campus. Employees are very well looked after, with packages including tax-free salary, relocation assistance, accommodation and healthcare provisions.

Job description
A postdoctoral position is available in the Chemical Kinetics and Laser Sensors Laboratory at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Candidates with experience in one or more of the following research areas are encouraged to apply:

• Laser-based sensors
• Non-linear optical methods
• Cavity-enhanced spectroscopy
• Frequency-comb spectroscopy

The work will be carried out collaboratively with Politecnico di Milano, and the post-doctoral fellow will be expected to spend some time in Milan as well. Postdoctoral Fellowship is initially limited to one year. Depending on the performance, extension up to three years is possible.

Qualifications
Successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a related field with experience in one or more of the aforementioned areas of research.

Contacts, application material and deadline
Interested applicants should send (i) a detailed CV, (ii) contacts of three references, (iii) three research articles to Prof. Aamir Farooq at aamir.farooq@kaust.edu.sa

The position will remain open until filled, but the candidate is expected to join the team as soon as possible.

About
The Chemical Kinetics and Laser Sensors Laboratory (http://kinetics.kaust.edu.sa) carries out research in the areas of energy, chemical kinetics, spectroscopy and laser diagnostics. We focus on the development of advanced experimental techniques and apply these to understand fundamental processes in traditional and renewable energy-conversion devices. Our group develops laser-based sensors for applications to chemistry, environmental-monitoring and biomedical.



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Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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