Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011 – The National Metal and Materials Technology Center, Thailand
The National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) invites scholars/ Ph.D graduates whose work focuses on metal and materials technology and related fields to apply for a post-doctoral research fellowship.
The fellowship’s purpose is to provide opportunities for young and promising researchers from other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups at MTEC. The program allows sucessful candidates to advance their own research while contributing to the progress of research in Thailand.
Applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D from recognized institutions by the time of application.
Postdoctoral applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D no earlier than 2006.
Applicants must attain their doctorate in Polymer, Chemistry, Physics, Bio-Medical Engineering, Design and Engineering, Material Sciences, Energy and Environment.
Applicants must have at least one article published in peer-reviewed, renowned scienctific literature with impact factor. The article published must appear first in the content OR the applicants must have registered patents.
Fields of Research
Applicants must have conducted research work in the following areas:
Computer-aided technology research
Design and engineering research
Automation and mechatronics
Ceremics technology research
Ceramics design and manufacturing
Biomedical engineering research
Materials for energy research
Electrochemical materials and system
Materials reliability Research
Corrosion and failure analysis and material degradation
Surface science and engineering
Near net shape metal manufacturing
Eco product development
Materials technology for hazadous substance free product
Materials for environment
Analytical and testing research
Electrical properties measurement
Mechanical properties testing
Optical microscopy / image analysis
Scanning electron microscopy/ X-ray micro analysis
Transmission electron microscopy/ X-ray microscopy
XRD/ XRF X-ray techniques
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Number of Fellowships Up to 6 successful candidates would be sponsored to work at MTEC under the postdoctoral fellowship program.
Duration of Fellowship The fellowship period is 1-2 years.
Condition The awardees must be able to work full-time at the National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) for 1-2 years.
Financial Terms The program offers 1-2 year postdoctoral fellowships, reviewed annually. Fellows receive a fixed annual salary and benefits which include health and life insurance, work permit and a return economy class air ticket to home country given for each full year of service.
Statement of intent.
Curriculum vitae, including list of publications.
Names and addresses of at least three professional references. Applicants are responsible for contacting referees to have letters sent to MTEC by the application deadline.
Ph.D dissertation abstract, including title.
Copies of the doctorate certificate and transcript
Applications must be submitted in electronic form via e-mail attachments. Reference letters should also be sent electronically, but we will accept hard copies or faxes. If unable to send electronically, please mail to:
Post Doctoral Fellowship Program
National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC)
114 Phahonyothin Road
Klong1, Klong Luang
Tel: +66 2 5646500 ext. 4415 (Ms. Seetala Jamrerkjang)
Fax: +66 2 5646339