Dubai Electricity & Water Authority DEWA

Postdoctoral Researcher - Optics

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority DEWA

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Postdoctoral Researcher – Optics, Dubai

Position Code: 53101

Area: 4th Industrial Revolution

Program: Robotics


The DEWA R&D Centre is looking to fill the vacancy of a researcher to contribute in project for robotics solution for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) related challenges. Specifically, the researcher will develop:

  1. A system for atmospheric laser attenuation measurements.

The project requires a expertise in development of light spectrum measurements for portable applications, laser development and an understanding of concentrated solar power. The candidate should be proficient in optical engineering applications like optical sensors and measurement systems, lasers, optic communication systems etc.

The candidate should be comfortable working as member of a dynamic, research-oriented group with several ongoing concurrent projects across multiple areas but also manage individual tasks independently. Thinking out of the box and comfort in bridging cross-disciplinary silos to conduct innovative research are strongly desirable qualities.

Contract Duration: 2 years with potential for extension

Preferred Qualifications
  • Scopus-indexed publication record.
  • 4+ plus completed projects in Optical attenuation measurement.

Basic Qualifications
  • PhD (or MSc) in a related discipline e.g. Optical science, Physics, Optoelectronics etc.
  • Optical system experience.
  • Attenuation measurement knowledge.

To apply

Please send the following: i) cover letter (PDF), ii) CV including full list of publications/patents (PDF), iii) at least three names of references with contact information, and other supporting documents (optional) to DEWA R&D Centre recruitment R& Please include the Area and Position Code in the subject line of the email.

About the employer

The package offered is competitive and in line with regional and global standards. DEWA is one of the largest enterprises in the UAE, offers a dynamic work environment, internationally competitive salary packages, and living in the vibrant city of Dubai. The DEWA R&D Centre is housed in a state-of-the-art lab facility located at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park, one of the largest of its kind in the world.

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Postdoctoral Researcher - Optics