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Postdoctoral Fellowship

Taylor's University - School of Engineering

Location: Subang Jaya - Malaysia
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th July 2018
Expires: 25th September 2018

Taylor’s University is one of the newest universities in Malaysia but we can trace our roots in higher education back to the establishment of Taylor’s College in 1969. In year 2020, we will mark our first decade as a University.

In this short time, Taylor’s has established itself as a world class university, in the top 200 in Asia, and as Malaysia’s leading private university. This standing has been built almost exclusively on our excellent reputation for undergraduate teaching and the overall experience of students during their time with us, aided by the establishment of our world-class Lakeside Campus.

Taylor's University is home to 5 international peer reviewed journals of which, JESTEC (Journal of Engineering Science and Technology) is indexed in both SCOPUS and ISI Emerging Sources Citation Index, while SEARCH: The Journal of the South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and the Humanities is indexed in SCOPUS. Taylor’s also organises National and International Conferences in diverse areas such as Education, Hospitality & Tourism, Student Leadership, Communication, Big Data, Engineering, Food Science & Nutrition, Pharmacy and many more.

We are poised to embark on the next stage in our journey to become an important centre for high-impact research and knowledge transfer. This will be an excellent opportunity for research-active academics to further their career at one of Asia’s most dynamic institutions of higher learning and we welcome you to join one of our many growing research teams.

Specialization Area
We would like to hear from you if you are a research-active academic with a primary interest in Materials & Additive Manufacturing, looking to focus on organic (bio) materials and nanomaterials with polymers for laser sintering and fused filament fabrication (FFF) – 3D Printing.

The School of Engineering is one of the most research active school’s within Taylor’s University, one of Malaysia’s top private universities. The School has seen tremendous growth in terms of its research output, in particular being responsible for more than 40% of the university’s research publication output in 2017. It was the first school outside of North America to have a Grand Challenge Scholars Programme recognised by the National Academy of Engineering, USA. All of the school’s research areas are mapped to at least one Grand Challenge as well as addresses at least one UN Sustainable Development Goal.

Person Specification

  • PhD holder with relevant equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of research
  • Recent and significant record of publication in C.I journals (e.g. ISI, SCOPUS, ERA)
  • Proven track record of securing funding for research and / or consultancy work
  • Impactful academic profile evidenced by:
  • citation indices,
  • approved patents / inventions / copyrights,

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