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Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011-The National Metal and Materials Technology Center

March 03, 2011

Guidelines
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.

Eligibility
- 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:

1.1 Computer-aided technology research
- Automotive
- CAD/CAE
1.2 Design and engineering research
- Metallurgy
- Foundry engineering
- Automation and mechatronics
1.3 Ceremics technology research
- Ceramics processing
- Applied ceramics
- Ceramics design and manufacturing
1.4 Polymers research
- Plastics
- Polymer physics
- Polymer chemistry
- Rubbers
- Textiles
1.5 Biomedical engineering research
- Biomaterials
- Medical RP
- Medical devices
1.6 Materials for energy research
- Bioenergy
- Electrochemical materials and system
1.7 Materials reliability Research
- Corrosion and failure analysis and material degradation
- Surface science and engineering
- Near net shape metal manufacturing
- Cerapart
1.8 Environment research
- LCA
- Eco product development
- Environmetal management
- Materials technology for hazadous substance free product
- Materials for environment
1.9 Analytical and testing research
- Cell culture
- Electrical properties measurement
- Mechanical properties testing
- Optical microscopy / image analysis
- Powder characterization
- Scanning electron microscopy/ X-ray micro analysis
- Vibrational spectroscopy
- Thermal analysis
- Transmission electron microscopy/ X-ray microscopy
- XRD/ XRF X-ray techniques
- Nuclear magnetic resonance
- Chromatography

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.

Submission of Application
To apply, please send the following materials to the MTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it :
1. Statement of intent
2. Curriculum vitae, including list of publications
3. 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.
4. Ph.D dissertation abstract, including title.
5. 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
Pathumthani 12120 Thailand
Tel: +66 2 5646500 ext. 4415 (Ms. Seetala Jamrerkjang)
Fax: +66 2 5646339

 



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