Postdoctoral Fellow: openings in materials science, applied physics, and electrical engineering

Location
Jeddah (SA)
Salary
Competitive Salaries, include housing, health insurance and travel allowance, and k-12 schooling
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Closes
Dec 30, 2020
Work Function
Laboratory, Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time

Job description:

1. Postdoctoral position opening in perovskite LEDs

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and fabrication of high performance LEDs based on  perovskite nanocrystals and perovskite thin films
  • Full characterization of the device structure with state-of-the-art electrical, optical, and  materials analysis tools.
  • Development of process sequences, characterization techniques, and advanced measuring methods for high performance perovskite LED devices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering, materials science, physics, chemistry or a closely related field.
  • Extensive experience designing and fabricating LEDs

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a background in perovskite LED devices, as well as perovskite nanocrystal synthesis. A track record of peer-reviewed publications in related areas.

Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae along with contact information of three references to: congkaust.2020@gmail.com

2. Postdoctoral position opening in perovskite solar cells

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and fabrication of high performance perovskite solar cells
  • Full characterization of the device structure with state-of-the-art electrical, optical, and  materials analysis tools.
  • Development of process sequences, characterization techniques, and advanced measuring methods for high performance perovskite solar cells.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering, materials science, physics, chemistry or a closely related field.
  • Extensive experience designing and fabricating solar cells

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a background in perovskite solar cells devices, as well as perovskite nanocrystal synthesis. A track record of peer-reviewed publications in related areas.

Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae along with contact information of three references to: congkaust.2020@gmail.com

3. Postdoctoral position opening in X-ray detection

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fabrication of high-performance radiation detectors and X-ray imagers.
  • Processing of novel x-ray scintillator and detection materials.
  • Full characterization of the device structure with state-of-the-art electrical, optical, and materials analysis tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ph.D. in  electrical engineering, materials science, physics, chemistry or a closely related field.
  • Extensive experience with x-ray scintillators and detectors

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in synthesis of novel semiconductor materials such as perovskite nanocrystals and single crystals.
  • Experience with X-ray sources, photoluminescence, X-ray imaging and detection.

Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae along with contact information of three references to: congkaust.2020@gmail.com

4. Postdoctoral position opening in Ultrafast Spectroscopy

Duties and Responsibilities:

•      Conduct research in ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy of nanomaterials including 2D   

        materials and perovskites.

•       Analyze and interpret time-resolved experimental data

•       Function as an independent researcher with a high-level of attention to detail.

•       Great ability to write and publish papers in peer-reviewed journals in a timely manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Optics, Materials Science, or a closely related field.
  • Experience with ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopic techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

 An excellent record of productive and creative research as shown by peer-reviewed publications.
 

Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae along with contact information of three references to: congkaust.2020@gmail.com

5. Postdoctoral position opening in materials growth modelling and machine learning prediction

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Modeling the growth processes of perovskite nanocrystals and nanostructures.
  • Nanomaterials design and prediction via machine learning
  • Understanding the interactions between guest molecules/polymers and metal-organic frameworks by molecular dynamics simulations.
  • Collaborate with  experimental researchers by providing experimental predictions and materials design.

Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with machine learning models and algorithms to predict materials properties and guide experimental design
  • Extensive experience in classical molecular dynamics simulations of organic/inorganic materials. Experience in at least one classical molecular dynamics code such as LAMMPS software package.
  • Experience in programming such as Python coding.
  • Knowledge and experience working with high performance computing.
  • Knowledge of photophysics and photochemistry.

Qualified applicants should email their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae along with contact information of three references to: congkaust.2020@gmail.com

Salary: Competitive Salaries, include housing, health insurance and travel allowance, and k-12 schooling for dependents.

Start Date: preferred February 1st, 2021

Length of Term: One year with a possibility of extension up to three years.