Postdoctoral Researchers

1 postdoc position in the field of MXenes and heterogeneous 2D  hybrid materials for electrochemical catalysis and storage is available in July

1 postdoc position in the field of additive manufacturing will be opened in August

Applications are sought for a two-year postdoc position. The position will include a competitive salary based on the candidate's qualifications; benefits include medical and dental insurance, free furnished housing on campus, annual travel allowance to visit home country, annual paid vacation, and other generous benefits. In parallel, the applicants must be able to split time between Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) and KAUST. 

To apply, please send a CV, a letter of interest, and name and contact information of two references to Prof. Vincent Tung, vtung@lbl.gov

Ph.D. Students

We are looking for talented, highly motivated, and hardworking Ph.D. students with interest in exploring cutting-edge research. The qualified applicants for Ph.D. study are expected to have a strong quantitative basis, a solid publication record on the subject, and capacity for team work.

Talented students having the minimum GPA of 3.5 during undergraduate and graduate study are encouraged to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE).


Salary and benefits:

Remuneration will be highly competitive and commensurate with the applicant's qualifications and experience. For Ph.D. students, the typical annual stipend is $30,000 U.S. dollars (tax-free). Successful applicants will also receive attractive compensation and benefit packages provided by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, including:

Ph.D. students-

(1) Fully‐furnished housing (including utilities) at no cost to the student,

(2) Free education at KAUST schools for the student’s children (if there are any),

(3) Free medical and dental insurance.

(4) Round trip airfare to hometown once per year.