Post Doctoral Researcher King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Post Doctoral Researcher King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Description : Post-Doctoral Researcher Position in Electrical Engineering at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Research Area: Computational Electromagnetics The applicant must have completed a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, and Computational Sciences and Engineering, or a related discipline, with a capacity for world-class research proven by a good publication record. The applicant must have: • Good mathematical and analytical thinking skills • Experience in numerical analysis • Knowledge of basic electromagnetic theory Applicants with the following qualifications will have priority: • Knowledge of integral equation (Method of Moments-MOM) formulations • Knowledge of fast methods for performing matrix-vector multiplications • Experience in parallel programming • Good programming skills • Good technical writing skills Duties: The successful applicant will be involved in the publication of the research results, including journal publications and conference presentations. Furthermore, the successful applicant may be expected to help graduate research assistants.

Affiliation: The post-doctoral researcher will be associated with the Electrical Engineering Program at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). KAUST is an independent, world-class, international, graduate-level, science and technology research university, dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which will also benefit the region and the world. KAUST is governed by self-perpetuating Board of Trustees and supported by a multi-billion dollar endowment. As an independent and merit-based institution and one of the best endowed universities in the world, KAUST intends to become a major new contributor to the global network of collaborative research. The KAUST mission emphasizes research on applications of science and technology to problems of human need, social advancement, and economic development. Further details may be found at:

Location: KAUST’s new 36 million square meter state-of-the-art campus in Thuwal (80 km north of Jeddah) will open its doors to students in Fall 2009. The campus includes a seaside town with housing, shops, schools, and numerous recreational amenities. KAUST welcomes exceptional researchers, faculty, and students from around the world. To be competitive, KAUST will offer very attractive base salaries and a wide range of benefits. For some pictures from the campus, please see:

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is

September 30, 2009,

but applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

Salary and Benefits: Tax free remuneration will be competitive. In addition, the appointment includes the following benefits: • Fully-furnished housing (including utilities) at no cost • Annual travel allowance • Relocation allowance (provided at the beginning of contract) • Health insurance Application Materials: Interested candidates should e-mail Dr. Hakan Bagci at [email protected] Please provide: • A complete professional CV, which includes educational background and experience • Names, affiliation, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three individuals who will provide letters of reference, if requested • A brief statement of research interests/plans (no more than two pages)

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Contact address : Hakan Bagci, Electrical Engineering Program, KAUST, Thuwal, KSA

Keywords : KAUST, electromagnetics, computational

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