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Post-Doctoral Opening in Composite tanks for compressed hydrogen storage.
Temporary position – Presentation Designer & Outreach Support for Composite Lab
The Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, invites applications for Postdoctoral fellow in Mechanical Engineering at the Mechanics of Composites for Energy and Mobility Lab. (MCEM, https://composites.kaust.edu.sa).
Link for Postdoctoral opening in the area Composite tanks for compressed hydrogen storage.
Hydrogen storage is an essential step of the entire hydrogen chain. Owing to their light weight, high specific strength, good fatigue response, and dimensional stability, the use of fiber-reinforced plastic pressure vessels for hydrogen storage has definitely been on the rise. Despite these advantages, the current tanks have several issues regarding the liner such as cavitation and blistering and others related to the tank walls such as hydrogen leak through cracks. These challenges renders the fast progress in the hydrogen market.
The project aims to contribute to this global effort by solving essential challenges faced by the current storage and transportation technologies, to which we believe adequately engineered and designed thermoplastic carbon fiber technology can be beneficial.
The project will be organized around 3 main activities:
The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or other relevant discipline. He/She must have a strong background in one or more of the following fields: experimental solid mechanics, mechanical testing, fracture, damage mechanics and polymeric materials. The candidate should also have a good knowledge of simulation on Abaqus Standard; an experience in testing at extreme conditions, high pressure and temperatures is a plus. For any appointment at MCEM, an in-depth knowledge of theoretical mechanics is a firm requirement.
A high level of self-motivation, strong publication record and a good command of oral and written English. Capability to work individually as well as in a team and with a good organizing skill is essential.
The Postdoctoral fellow will be actively engaged in student mentoring (directed research, Master’s thesis students). He/She will also be in charge of developing further the facilities of the laboratory. The candidate will also be in charge of delivering regular reports related to the associated grant.
1 year, renewable up to three years by mutual agreement. The candidate is expected to join the team as soon as a successful interview has been completed.
In addition to a competitive salary, the successful candidate will enjoy a generous benefit package including medical insurance, on-campus housing facilities, K-12 schools, and outstanding recreational facilities.
Only applications providing all requirements will be considered further. Applicant requirements are as below. They should be numbered and attached to the application in this order:
Interested applicants should send their complete application package to,
Dr. Gilles Lubineau (firstname.lastname@example.org) (With a systematic cc to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org)
PLEASE USE this as the subject of your email: Post Doc MCEM22 – CompH2
Note: All applicants will be evaluated on rolling basis. Application will be closed as soon as a candidate has been accepted for this position.
The Composite Laboratory is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual who is also an effective team player for the position of presentation designer and outreach support. Applicant should have an understanding on development of graphical material, presentation slide, and will be in charge of creating media support, developing and updating internal and external presentation with our brand guidelines.
The candidate will work for the Composite Lab on various outreach activity including the Saudi Arabian Society for Composite Materials (SASCOM), as well as for our implication in ENERCOMP Technology Consortium and etc…
Link to the vacancy details can be found Temporary Position - Presentation Designer & Outreach Support.
Successful candidate shall work 20 hours per week.
Successful candidate will be in charge of:
B.S. or M.S. in Communication and Graphic Design or related field is preferred.
1 – 2 years preferred
Interested applicant, please drop your CV in the: KAUST Portal – Recruitment – Spouse Job it will automatically be forwarded to our recruitment team.