Post Doctoral Fellow Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Medical & Healthcare   Abu Dhabi   35 views Reference: 27248
Job Details

Position Requirements

· Develop a semi-active control algorithm that will adjust the width of deck joints in bridges subjected to seismic ground motion, with a view to optimising the dynamic response of the bridge

· Implement the algorithm into appropriate software that will be used jointly with the dynamic analysis software

· Apply the aforementioned software for optimising the design of joints in a number of bridges

· Work independently and in collaboration with senior scientists and graduate students locally and internationally

· Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly

· Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager

Desired Skills and Experience

Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria

· PhD in Structural Engineering from a reputable university, preferably from a Civil Engineering Department

· Sound background in Structural Dynamics

· Familiarity with active and semi-active control systems and algorithms

· Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)

· A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture

· Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

· Experience in writing scientific papers

Desired Criteria

· PhD from and/or experience working in a top 200 QS or THE ranked University

· At least 2 years of relevant experience as a Post-doctoral researcher in academia or in industry

· High impact first-author publications in top 10% journals in the relevant field

Company Description
The UAEs top-ranked university, Khalifa University is leading R&D of real-world solutions and preparing science and engineering graduates to build a better world.