Research Assistant in Thermal Engineering

Job Profile

Application Deadline

June 2nd, 2022


Excellent English (Reading, writing, listening, and speaking)

Job Experience

Research / Practical experience is a plus

Job Type

Full-Time / Part-Time


  • The center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency at Zewail City is conducting a research project on hybrid steam generation for industrial applications. The project is in collaboration with the regional center of Renewable energy of the ASRT and is funded under the initiative Academia-Industry Partnership Program to Leverage Economic Growth (APPLE).


    We are looking for a research assistant to conduct research on the modeling, sizing, and design of solar thermal systems and indirect steam generators. The system will be mostly purchased and outsourced and the appointed researcher will be responsible for system installation and testing.

Other Skills

  • Be knowledgeable about thermal systems.
  • Have computer-aided design and flow/heat transfer/structure simulation capabilities.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to present their work at scientific meetings and in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Be able to work independently and be highly motivated.
  • Complete project-related tasks and reports on time.
  • Can work in a team.
  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking
  • Planning and organizing
  • Innovative


The position requires a BCs in mechanical engineering or a related field from an accredited university. An MSc degree or prior experience in materials and systems development is highly desirable.

Research Center

The center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency


The application should be merged into a single PDF file. The file should include a cover letter, a complete CV, a recent certificate (MSc/BSc), and the contact details of three referees. 

Education Major

  •  Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or any closely related fields. 

Salary (L.E.)

To be discussed

Job Contact


Dr. Ahmed Eltaweel

Job Contact


How to Apply

The application file should be sent by email with a subject titled “RA-APPLE-First Name-Last name”