Membrane technology for water desalination

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
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Open Post-Doc Positions in Water Desalination at WDRC-KAUST

Professor Noreddine Ghaffour, Innovations in Desalination Technologies Theme Leader at the Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) ( invites qualified applicants having a PhD degree from reputed universities in chemical, environmental, or process engineering, to apply for a full-time 2-year post-doctoral fellow position in the area of water desalination, preferably having a good background in conventional and innovative membrane-based technologies (FO, MD and hybrid systems) and its related topics, e.g. pretreatment, membrane cleaning and energy issues.

The successful candidate is expected to focus his/her research on improving these technologies, with a focus primarily on fouling (inorganic, organic and biofouling) control (fundamental, applied and modeling research). Exceptional candidates working in related areas will also be considered.

KAUST offers superb research facilities which include advanced analytical and experimental equipment, generous research funding and internationally competitive benefits.

If you are interested to join Prof. Ghaffour’s research group at KAUST, please send your CV by email to: These positions will remain open until filled.