Research Assistant – Nanomaterials/ Nanomedicine/ Polymer synthesis

Research Assistant – Nanomaterials/ Nanomedicine/ Polymer synthesis

September 19, 2018


Job Code


Job Category

Research Assistant

Job Type

Part Time/ Full Time


Excellent English (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking)



Job Description

The Center for Materials Science (CMS) at Zewail City of Science and Technology is looking for qualified applicants for a research assistant position. The position is within Prof. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny’s research group with wide interdisciplinary exposure. The research conducted involves a wide range of skills from chemical modification of polymers for different purposes, developing new smart nanostructures (nanoparticles, nanofibers, nano-scaffolds, etc) for various biomedical (mainly controlled drug delivery, tissue engineering, and biosensors), biotechnological and environmental applications.

Other Skills

-Strong writing and presentation skills

-Experience with spectroscopic and other analysis tools (FTIR, UV-vis,   NMR, EA, Thermal analysis, etc) and ability to interpret the results.

-Experience with the development and characterization of different nanomaterials, and experience with the use of nanospray dryer and electrospinner is preferred.

-     Research & Development experience is preferred.

-Experience with endnote, and SPSS is preferred

-Can work in a team.

-Problem solving and analytical thinking

-Planning and organizing



Applicants should have a BSC. Degree at least (MSc. is preferred) in Nanomaterials, Polymers, Pharmaceutics or a related field.

Required Documents:

•Detailed C.V. including publication list.

•Brief statement of a research career plan (not more than 1 page)

Job Contact Person

Prof. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny

Job Contact Info

The detailed C.V. including publication (if any) should be sent directly to with the Job code (NM-RA-2018) in the subject line of the email. The position is open until filled.