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Post Doc in Body Area Networks
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Date Posted May 2, 2022
Title Post Doc in Body Area Networks
University King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
KAUST, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Department Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science & Engineering
Application Deadline open till filed
Position Start Date immediate
  • Post-Doc
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
A postdoc is sought in the general area of body area networks (BAN) and intra-body communications (IBC). Recent graduates (graduated within the past 3 years) are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have experience in designing and prototyping body area network sensors and communication modules. A good background in biology or a related discipline is a plus. The candidate must have demonstrated a proven capacity for world-class research that is reflected in his/her publication record. In particular, good technical writing and communication skills are fundamental.

Experience in the following areas is desirable:
[*] Mixed signal circuit design
[*] Wearable body sensor design and applications
[*] Human-Electrode interface modeling
[*] Communication system design and modeling
[*] Health monitoring, stress profiling using BAN
[*] Application of sensors and systems in biomedical areas.

The successful applicant will be involved in planning and executing research directions in collaboration with the principal investigator. Dissemination of research results is expected to be in high-impact venues including journal publications, conference presentations, and professional meetings. Furthermore, the successful applicant will be expected to help supervise and guide Graduate students.

Application Deadline: Applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

Position Start Date: rolling


The postdoc will be associated with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Application Materials:

Interested candidates should apply at

[*] Complete, professional resume, including educational background, experience and lists of publications.
[*] Letter of intent (up to 500 words) including the personal motivations for applying to KAUST and a statement indicating why your research prepares you for a career in the areas outlined for this position.
[*] Transcript of your PhD certificate. Copies allowed.
[*] Names, affiliations, telephone numbers and email addresses of three individuals, who will provide letters of reference, if

A generous compensation package will be offered, including a competitive, tax-free salary, health care (medical and dental), housing and paid annual vacation (in addition to 15 days of national holiday). The appointment is for one year and will be renewed for up to three years, based on performance.

About KAUST:

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is actively recruiting world-class students, faculty, and researchers who are committed to meeting the grand challenges of science through bold and collaborative inquiry that focuses on issues of regional and global significance. The diverse and international faculty, staff, and student body create a unique multicultural experience, while the beautiful and quiet residential campus favors dedicated research and study. Located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous assured research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers, and students to conduct fundamental and goal-oriented research to address the world's pressing scientific and technological challenges. The ECE Program is recognized for its vibrant research programs and collaborative environment. EE research is strongly supported by KAUST's international research collaboration networks and KAUST's advanced research facilities, including the Nanofabrication, Imaging and Characterization, and the Supercomputing Core Facilities. More information about the ECE Program and its research activities is available at

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Contact Information

  • Ahmed Eltawil
    Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science & Engineering
    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
    Thuwal, Makkah
    Saudi Arabia


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