Computational Electromagnetics The applicant must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, and Computational Sciences and Engineering, or a related discipline, with a capacity for graduate-level research proven by a strong GPA and possibly undergraduate research record. Good mathematical and analytical thinking skills and knowledge of undergraduate level electromagnetic are desirable. Good programming and technical writing skills are a plus.
Duties: The successful applicant will be involved in the publication of the research results, including journal publications and conference presentations.
Affiliation: The graduate research assistant 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: http://www.kaust.edu.sa/
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. For some pictures from the campus, please see: http://www.photo-pcp.com/galeries/kaust6/ KAUST welcomes exceptional researchers, faculty, and students from around the world. Application Deadline: Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The appointment includes the following benefits: • Tax-free, competitive stipend • Fully-paid tuition • Fully-furnished housing (including utilities) at no cost • Annual travel allowance • Health insurance Application Materials
Please provide: • A complete professional CV, which includes educational background and experience • Transcripts from all universities attended (unofficial transcripts are accepted) • 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)