Monday, 24 March 2014

Research Assistant Job Opportunity in Abu Dhabi

Job Title:    Research Assistant
Job Ref.:    600215
Grade No,:    19
Posting Code:   680
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi
Employer:    United Arab Emirates University
Division     College of Science - (COS)
Job Type     Permanent

About Us
Welcome to the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students.  As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science.  With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world.  The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments.  UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand.  UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region.  Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

Job Description:
Under general direction, research assistant will assist research investigators by performing moderately complex research and experimentation following established protocols; performs routine lab and equipment maintenance, such as cleaning glassware, counter tops, and equipment; sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus; assists with research projects and may perform independent research or performs various clerical and editorial duties; compiles, processes and analyzes data; performs supervisory and training duties.

Job Requirements:

  • -Communication: Research assistants need to be able to speak and write about their findings clearly, as well as understand assignments and instructions.
  • -Attention to Detail: Finding the right information takes concentration.
  • -Critical Thinking: Research assistants need to use decisive reasoning to determine the best course of action in their research.
  • -Technical Skills: Research assistants will use computers to research their information, as well as record their findings.
  • -Experience in Microbiology and Molecular biology
  • -The experience need not to be less than 3-5 years

Deadline Date: 07/04/2014