Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Reasearch Jobs at UAEU; Research Assistant (Chemical & Petroleum Engineering)

Job Title:        Research Assistant (Chemical & Petroleum Engineering)
Job Ref.:    600263
Job Location:   Al-Ain
Employer:    United Arab Emirates University
Grade:         19
Division:     College of Engineering - (COE)
Department     Research Affairs - COE
Category:    Staff
Salary:        7,000 AED (1,900 USD)p.m

About UAEU:
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.

Job Description:
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant (R/A) position at the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department of the UAE University. The main role of the Research Assistant will be on the study of produced solids (scale formation) on gas-transporting pipelines. The R/A appointment is initially for one (1) year with possible extension for another six (6) to twelve (12) months. Highly motivated applicants with M.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering are invited to submit their applications to this position. The position is open to everybody, but priority will be given to post-graduate students in the M.Sc. or Ph.D levels. The package includes a monthly allowance of up to 7,000 AED (1,900 USD) per month depending on the qualifications and experience, medical insurance for the whole period of the appointment and a round-trip air ticket from appointee’s hometown to the UAE and back home at the end of the project.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualification    

  • B.Sc. and a M.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering. The position is open to everybody, but priority will be given to post-graduate students in the M.Sc. or Ph.D levels.

Preferred Qualification:
  • The candidate must have a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a M.Sc. degree(s). He/she should also have a background in nanomaterials research.

For further information, please contact Prof. Ioannis Zuburtikudis, at: ioannis.z@uaeu.ac.ae

Deadline Date: open until filled