To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
Since the Postdoctoral, experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Postdoctoral tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.
The candidate will be responsible for the characterization, modeling, and manufacturing of novel high performance thermoplastics composites for aerospace applications. In addition, the candidate will attract and supervise postgraduate students in composites research, contribute to and develop research proposals for submission to internal/external funding providers, publish research findings in high quality journals and establish collaborative research partnerships with a variety of stakeholders.
PhD Degree in Polymer or Chemical Engineering or related Engineering fields.