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2018-08-052018-09-04

Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Specialist - Photonics

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Thuwal, Makkah 23955-6900
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time

We are seeking to fill a position in the Photonics Lab at KAUST. The candidate will perform technical tasks associated with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of optical systems and experiments.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located in Saudi Arabia, on the eastern shores of the Red Sea, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous baseline research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, together with unmatched living conditions for individuals and families. More information about KAUST academic programs, research activities, and community life are available at: https://www.kaust.edu.sa

The Photonics Laboratory aims at delivering compact and energy saving integrated laser-diode based devices and solutions for applications requiring light spanning the ultraviolet to the visible and near-infrared regime. A plethora of practical laser-based solutions are conceived, and proof-of-concept models built for data collection and testing of a new class of innovative multi-function laser devices. More informaiton about Photonics Laboratory is available at: https://photonics.kaust.edu.sa

Requirements

Qualifications and expectations for Postdoctoral Fellow:

  • A completed PhD in a relevant field (Electrical/electronic Engineering or similar).
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Experience with hardware required for optical communication systems.
  • Can develop complete optical communication systems for video/images transmission trough optical fiber or in free space.
  • Skilled in Matlab and Labview.

Qualifications and expectations for Research Specialist:

  • BSc degree with 4 years working experience or MSc degree with 2 years working experience, in a relevant field (Electrical/electronic Engineering or similar).
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Experience with hardware development and prototyping.
  • Develop electric and electronic power modules required for optical systems.
  • Conduct hardware and software development for electrical components in optical systems.
  • Skilled in Matlab and Labview.

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Thuwal, Makkah 23955-6900

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