Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Advanced Materials for Precision Agriculture in Drylands

Country: Saudi Arabia;

City: Thuwal

Vacancy added: 14.02.2019

Employer:

Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 26.04.2019

 

Description

We solicit applications for a postdoctoral position in Professor Himanshu Mishra’s research Group (Interfacial Lab) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia (https://interfaciallab.kaust.edu.sa).

Described below are various aspects of our research project:

  1. Development of novel mulches through chemical processing and conducting field trials,
  2. Development of farm machinery for spray coatings,
  3. Biochar: preparation, characterization, and applications

The candidate should have a PhD in agricultural engineering, plant science, or a related field with prior experience in some of the above-mentioned areas. We expect the individual to be curiosity-driven, dedicated, and a team player; meticulous at planning experiments and hard-working; and possess strong scientific writing skills.

The position is ideal for a self-motivated, creative researcher due to unparalleled infrastructure and possibilities to conduct experiments and explore collaborations within and outside KAUST.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in agricultural engineering, plant science, or a related field with prior experience in some of the above-mentioned areas.
  • Curiosity-driven, dedicated, and a team player
  • Meticulous at planning experiments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Strong communication, analytical, and scientific writing skills

Application Instructions

This application requires submission of a CV, as well as the names and contact details for at least two references.

 
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