Job Details
Posting Date
09/11/2021 Expiry Date 09/12/2021 Job Reference Number: 1756-2021-11-09T13:37:27
Postdoc – Materials for Sensor Applications
Category Research
College Departments
Department Rise - Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering
Job Purpose

The Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering (RISE) is seeking to hire a postdoc researcher. The researcher will work within the Center for Advanced Materials Research (CAMR) and will assist its members with related research projects. The researcher shall be responsible for:

  • Synthesis and preparation of Metal-oxide nanocomposites for gas- and bio-sensing applications.
  • Fabrication, test and optimization of the sensors with respect to parameters such as sensitivity, selectivity and stability.
  • Material and structural characterization using available techniques (XRD, SEM, AFM and Raman).
  • Collect and analyze the necessary data and write technical reports and papers. 
  • Manage and evaluate exiting equipment and materials. 

Main accountabilities & expectations

·       Assist the Materials for Sensor Applications team of CAMR.

-       Run experimental procedures and collect data.

·       Manage and develop pertinent experimental techniques and instrumentation.

·       Train research assistants/graduate students.

·       Publish research results and present them in conferences and meetings.

·       Follow all university policies and regulations for safe working procedures.

-       Perform other relevant duties as requested by the director of CAMR.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills --
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Recent PhD in physical chemistry, material science or related areas.
  • Extensive hands-on experience on the synthesis of thin-film nanostructures, in order to optimize the sensing perfomance. 
  • Journal publications and experience in the above fields.
  • Experience in material characterization (SEM/TEM, XRD, XPS, Raman, AFM).

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • Track record of publications in peer-reviewed international journals related to chemical and biosensor devices.
  • Good experience with micro/nanofabrication techniques.
  • Good communication and presentation skills in English.

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all