​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Material Science and Engineering Program is recruiting outstanding, multinational faculty, postdoctoral fellows, research scientists​ and staff to help one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions fulfill its educational and research missions​.

KAUST offers superb research facilities including KAUST Core Labs, generous assured research funding and internationally competitive salaries.

The Material Science and Engineering Program at KAUST currently has sixteen full-time faculty members undertaking research in the areas of materials synthesis and design, inorganic/organic electronics, alternative energy, advanced characterization, computational methods, nanoscale materials and devices and other related areas.

The KAUST Solar Center (KSC) which carries out cutting-edge research in solar energy is affiliated with the program. 

FACULTY OPENINGS


We invite qualified applicants to apply for faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) in the Material Science and Engineering Program in the following areas of expertise:​​

Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites

  • ​In particular polymer-small molecule and organic-inorganic composites to maximum their performance in the applications based on their electronic, magnetic, thermoelectric and piezoelectric properties.

    Applicants should have a proven track record to establish a high impact research program and have a commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate level.

    Applicants will be required to complete a brief application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

    • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
    • Statement of research interests
    • Statement of teaching interests
    • Contact details of at least four potential referees
    • Citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
    • Copies of your most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

    Applications received by January 31, 2017 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

    Please note

    Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. 

    Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled​

    Apply Now

Metal-Organic Vapor Deposition - Metal Vapor Phase Epitaxy

  • ​The candidates should have extensive knowledge and experience in thin film growth and in materials characterization and applications.

    Applicants should have a proven track record to establish a high impact research program and have a commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate level.

    Applicants will be required to complete a brief application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

    • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
    • Statement of research interests
    • Statement of teaching interests
    • Contact details of at least four potential referees
    • Citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
    • Copies of your most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

    Applications received by January 31, 2017 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

    Please note

    Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. 

    Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled​

    Apply Now

Physics of Light Matter Interaction

  • ​Encompassing nanophotonics, plasmonics, quantum photonics, non-linear optics, nanowaveguides, active metamaterials, photonic sensors, microcavities, photonic crystals, and nano- and micro-fabricated photonic and optical devices.

    Applicants should have a proven track record to establish a high impact research program and have a commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate level.

    Applicants will be required to complete a brief application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

    • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
    • Statement of research interests
    • Statement of teaching interests
    • Contact details of at least four potential referees
    • Citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
    • Copies of your most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

    Applications received by January 31, 2017 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

    Please note

    Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. 

    Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled​

    Apply Now

Atom Probe Tomography

  • ​The candidates should have extensive knowledge and experience in the characterization (3D imaging and chemical composition) of materials with atomic resolution, particularly of nanocomposites and of interfaces.

    Applicants should have a proven track record to establish a high impact research program and have a commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate level.

    Applicants will be required to complete a brief application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

    • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
    • Statement of research interests
    • Statement of teaching interests
    • Contact details of at least four potential referees
    • Citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
    • Copies of your most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

    Applications received by January 31, 2017 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

    Please note

    Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. 

    Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled​

    Apply Now

Physics of Low Dimensional Materials

  • ​Particularly multiscale modeling, from the atomic scale to the device, of the electronic, magnetic and optical response of low dimensional materials (1D and 2D).

    Applicants should have a proven track record to establish a high impact research program and have a commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate level.

    Applicants will be required to complete a brief application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

    • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
    • Statement of research interests
    • Statement of teaching interests
    • Contact details of at least four potential referees
    • Citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
    • Copies of your most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

    Applications received by January 31, 2017 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

    Please note

    Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. 

    Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled​

    Apply Now

Scanning Probe and AFM Techniques

  • ​Applied to the characterization of surfaces and interfaces of materials and devices using in-situ analysis and scanning probe methods, to understand growth mechanisms, surface modifications and interfacial reactions.

    Applicants should have a proven track record to establish a high impact research program and have a commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate level.

    Applicants will be required to complete a brief application form. They must also upload a single PDF file including the following:

    • Updated curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
    • Statement of research interests
    • Statement of teaching interests
    • Contact details of at least four potential referees
    • Citation reports (Web of Science and Scopus)
    • Copies of your most relevant publications (Maximum of five publications)

    Applications received by January 31, 2017 will receive full consideration and positions will remain open until filled.

    Please note

    Due to the high volume of applications that we receive only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. 

    Applications received by the advertised deadline will receive full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled​

    Apply Now

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW AND RESEARCHER OPENINGS

KAUST seeks to attract high-caliber Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists to support the University's research mission. 
Coming from across the globe, the University's Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists bring new knowledge and innovative techniques to create a collaborative environment in which ideas and initiatives are continuously cultivated.​

Postdoctoral Openings Material Science and Engineering

  • One Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Laboratory for Carbon Nanostructures​ in the Physical Science and Engineering Division of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Candidates with expert-level skills in the growth of carbon nanostructures by chemical vapor deposition are encouraged to apply. 

    Major Responsibilities

    The research fellow is expected to propose and optimize new growth methods for carbon nanostructures besides keeping abreast with novel laboratory and industry-based growth approaches and identify synthesis strategies with potential for scale-up. Results will be communicated in the appropriate forums (e.g. journals and conferences) or prepared for intellectual property protection. Further to this, assistance in the day-to-day coordination of the laboratory growth  activities as well as in the guidance of graduate students is anticipated. Enthusiasm to participate in the elaboration of competitive funding proposals is also desirable.​

    Technical Skills
    Proficiency in English is fundamental as well as good communication skills. A track-record of high quality scientific publications as first (or corresponding) author in the CVD field is necessary. ​

    Required Education

    A PhD in materials science, chemistry, physics or related areas is mandatory. The candidate must have first-hand experience in the growth of carbon nanotubes and/or graphene using hot- and/or cold-wall CVD reactors. Someone familiar with AIXTRON reactors would be highly considered. ​​

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Researcher Openings Material Science and Engineering

  • ​There are no open positions at this time, please check back again.​

STAFF AND OTHER OPENINGS

KAUST offers a unique working environment that attracts and encourages high performers. We offer competitive compensation, favorable working conditions, excellent benefits and facilities and opportunities for career growth and development. We are proud to promote an open environment that celebrates diversity. ​​​

Staff Openings Material Science and Engineering

  • There are currently no openings. Please check back again later or click on the Link below to see all staff and other openings at KAUST ​​​​​



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