We solicit applications for a postdoctoral position in Professor Himanshu Mishra’s research group (Interfacial Lab –

The research project entails:

  1. Investigating mechanisms underlying dramatic accelerations in certain chemical reactions at the oil-water interface,
  2. Characterizing reactions through GCMS, HPLC, NMR, mass spectrometry, etc.
  3. Collaborate with surface spectroscopists and theoreticians towards molecular insights into the experiments

The candidate should have a PhD in organic/physical/analytical chemistry.  We expect the individual to be curiosity-driven, dedicated, and a team player; meticulous at planning experiments and hard-working; and possess strong scientific writing skills.

The position is ideal for a self-motivated creative researcher due to unparalleled infrastructure and possibilities to conduct experiments and explore collaborations within and outside KAUST. Our collaborators include Professor Richard Saykally (UC Berkeley).


  • Doctoral degree in organic/physical/analytical chemistry
  • Curiosity-driven, dedicated, and a team player
  • Meticulous at planning experiments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Strong communication, analytical, and scientific writing skills

Application Instructions

This application requires submission of a CV, as well as the names and contact details for at least two references.


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