Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

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Position ID:MasdarInstitute-MME_MSE_SOLAR_PV_2016 [#7844]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor in Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Position Location:Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Area: Mechanical Engineering / Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) Department at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology seeks qualified faculty applicants in:

MME-MSE-Solar PV: Seeking a qualified faculty at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Required PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or closely related field with a strong emphasis on solar PV research. A broad knowledge of existing technologies and the state of the art with a vision to develop a solid platform of solar PV solutions in line with the existing and forecasted market options in the field. Proposed research needs to respond to Abu Dhabi’s vision for development of PV solar solutions that fit the regions needs and challenges. The candidate will be expected to develop strong collaborative research programs within Masdar institute and with regional and international players. This includes Masdar Solar Hub, a state-of-the art solar testing and R&D hub for photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal technology. The candidate will also be expected to seek external funding. Expertise in some of the following will be highly desirable: solar cell modelling, solar cell processing and development, processes integration and optimization, solid understanding of surface and interfacial physics/chemistry and material synthesis and application to sustainable energy.

Applicants should have a strong record of published research, supervision of graduate students, and relevant teaching experience. Successful candidates will be expected to develop strong collaborative interdisciplinary research programs and seek external funding.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dean's Office,
Building 1B,
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology,
Masdar City,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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