Job Details
Posting Date
09/11/2021 Expiry Date 09/12/2021 Job Reference Number: 1757-2021-11-09T14:00:10
Postdoc – Materials for Solar Cells
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 to:

  • build and enhance the capacity and capability of the advanced material solar cell research team,
  • manage and evaluate exiting equipment and materials,
  • synthesis the materials needed to produce basic solar cells and then work on enhancing their stability and performance, 
  • collect and analyze the necessary data and write technical reports and papers.  

Main accountabilities & expectations

·       Assist the solar-cell research team of CAMR.

-      Work on a base-line solar-cell (including design, fabrication, and testing) according to latest state-of-the-art reports.

-       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

  • PhD in material science or related fields.
  • Journal publications and experience in materials related to Perovskite solar cells.
  • Experience in nanomaterial synthesis, especially in organic/inorganic semiconductors
  • Experience in material characterization (SEM/TEM, XRD, UPS/XPS, Raman, AFM)
  • Knowledge in semiconductor/device physics.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Prior scholarly publications and research experience.
  • Experience in nanomaterial and/or thin film synthesis and characterization
  • Project management
  • Good communication and writing skills in English

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 4 or more
Living In UAE Open for all