Postdoctoral Fellow - Electrical Engineering

School/Institution:Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

Discipline: Electrical Engineering

Employment Type:Full-time


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Postdoctoral Fellow in Electrical Engineering

Location  AE

Organization Name  Electrical and Computer Engineering

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.

Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description

  • 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.
  • To conduct thorough literature review of high speed modulators suitable for data centers
  • To build a CMOS Receiver operating at 100Gb/s (PAM4) for Nanophotonic Links in Data Centers
  • To carry out layout and post layout simulations of the Receiver
  • To measure the silicon
  • To integrate CMOS transceivers with photonic devices in GF 45nm technology

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Design, simulate and layout high speed transceiver circuits for fabrication
  • Measure fabricated chips
  • Attend weekly and quarterly meetings with external collaborators
  • File patents for novel ideas

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervision of Master and PhD students.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering

Required Experience

  • Strong technical knowledge and preferably research experience in analog circuit design with emphasis on Broadband, RF, mm-Wave circuit designs and characterization of such systems; Practical knowledge of high-speed transceiver circuit design; Experience with circuit design software tools (Cadence) and EM simulation tools; Highly motivated and organized with very good experimental and theoretical skills; Very good oral and written skills in English

How To Apply

Note: You will be required to attach the following:

  • Resume/CV
  • Passport-size photograph
  • Teaching and Research Statement

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