Saudi Aramco
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Building & Construction Composite Materials Expert

Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate, you should hold a PhD degree in Materials Science or Mechanical Engineering, with focus on polymer composites from a recognized and approved program.

You should have at least 15 years of industrial or academic experience including at least 10 years of experience working on composite materials for B&C applications.

You must have a record of publications in recognized international peer-reviewed journals, as well as noticeable experience in business planning and techno-economic evaluations.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

  • Propose new research programs and develop research strategies to address the technical limitations preventing the massive adoption of polymer composites in building and construction.
  • Develop in-house competency in materials testing and the qualification of new polymer resins and composites products such as rebars used in the building and construction sector.
  • Identify new trends for the applications of polymer composites materials in B&C and identify global partners to develop collaborative R&D projects and/or industry consortiums toward enabling such applications.
  • Participate in the development of international standards related to polymer composites in B&C. 
  • Train and mentor young scientists/engineers/technicians to acquire the technical know-how and expertise to become fully independent in leading technical tasks and projects.
  • Establish and manage collaborations with other units, departments, and external partners to accelerate the achievement of goals and maximize the impact of the research programs.
  • You will be expected to remain up to date with the current development in the field to be able to publish technical findings in international peer-reviewed journals and to write patents and perform technology landscaping in support of current and future research activities.