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Date: Wed Jan 22 01:28:34 2020
Subject: 20.01.22 Postdoc in : Machine Learning Aided Homogeneous Catalysis
Subject: Postdoc in Machine Learning Aided Homogeneous Catalysis

Employer: KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

From: Prof. Luigi Cavallo, KAUST Catalysis Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Position offered: 
One postdoc position in computational heterogeneous catalysis is available at the 
KAUST Catalysis Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, 
Saudi Arabia ( The position is offered in the group of Prof. Luigi Cavallo. 
The ability and interest to pursue challenging, interdisciplinary problems, and the ability to deliver 
proof-of-concept results are essential. Highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to work 
in applied research, who are comfortable working in strict collaboration with colleagues, 
and are willing to be directly responsible for their project are encouraged to apply. 

The focus of the project will be developing software for correlating structural properties 
of catalysts to experimental behavior within a machine learning approach. 
Demonstrated coding ability in at least one major programming languages is required.

A recent Ph.D. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or a related field.

Applicants with at least one of the following skills will be considered.
Expert knowledge in Python
Expert knowledge in C or FORTRAN
Expertise in Java and web development
Expertise with machine learning

Appointment, salary and benefits:
The initial appointment is for one year renewable upon mutual agreement up to three years. 
Salary is highly competitive, no tax paid to Saudi Arabia. Benefits include free fully furnished housing, 
free high standard medical and dental insurance. Free international school is provided 
up to 2 children. The KAUST is located on the red sea shore, close to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. 
Campus life at the KAUST is vibrant, with impressive recreational facilities that include restaurants, 
fully equipped gyms, swimming pools, basket, volley and soccer fields, a private beach 
with scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing and windsurfing facilities, and a 9 holes golf course. 
The read sea coral reef is only 1 hour boat from campus.

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Applications should include a CV and contact information of at least two references and should be 
submitted by email to Prof. Luigi Cavallo at luigi.cavallo|at|

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