Director for the Center of Imaging and Microscopy (CIM)


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Application Deadline

 March 1, 2023


English, Excellent

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Zewail City of Science and Technology is hiring a Director for the “Center of Imaging and Microscopy (CIM).

The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent and active research track and lead the Center of Imaging and Microscopy to establish the CIM as a nationally and internationally recognized research center in ultrafast spectroscopy and 4D electron microscopy. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses at the related programs within the university of science and technology for graduate and/or undergraduate level according to his/her area of specialty. Additionally, the successful applicant is expected to secure extramural funds to support the CIM activities and to contribute actively towards the different academic administrative responsibilities.


The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in the field of physics, physical chemistry, nanotechnology or a relevant field with a focus in laser physics, ultrafast imaging, modern spectroscopy, electron microscopy, 4D electron microscopy or related areas.

The candidate should have at least 10 years of research experience in the required field after Ph.D. including at least two years of postdoctoral research after his/her Ph.D. in related research areas such as electron microscopy, imaging techniques, 4D electron microscopy, laser physics, and ultrafast spectroscopy. Teaching experience is preferable.


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Job Contact Person

Dr. Tarek Ibrahim,  Dean of Academic Affairs

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How to Apply

Interested applicants should send the below documents to the Dean of Academic Affairs office ( mention the job’s name in the title and, including the below in one pdf document labeled (Applicant name_CIM_2022):

-Letter of Intent

-Research Statement

-Proposed research vision and future plan for the CIM

-Teaching philosophy

-Detailed CV, List of 4 referees familiar with the research work of the applicants.