Research Associate

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Monday, 18 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: AE

Organization Name: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description

The Research Associate (RA) will provide high quality research support in the areas related to developing IoT and Blockchains based solutions for in healthcare data management. The RA will work with the research team to develop solutions that aim to provide governance of access, control, and sharing of medical IoT (MIoT) devices and their data. The RA will provide high quality research and prototype development in areas related to Blockchain, IoT, cloud computing, embedded system development using RPI and Arduino, web application development applied to healthcare data management. To present research plans and findings leading to high impact publications contributing to the academic and research mission of the project in a convincing style, to understand research group management and assist in supervision of students

Detailed Description

Strategic Responsibilities

Help PI and Co-I’s in writing and attracting funded proposals. 

Operational Responsibilities

The RA will be involved in all phases of the project, conference/workshop organization, arrange for meetings, compiling, organizing, summarizing and/or presenting requested information; and conducting any other explorations, investigations, and studies relevant to furthering the research project or center activities. The RA will report the progress to the supervisor and project team periodically; extend assistance to perform extensive literature search, document research reports and results for dissemination including journal and conference publications, patent applications. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

The RA will assist faculty in supervising and mentorship of students working on center related projects and activities. 

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Electrical and /or Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or Systems/Industrial Engineering, or a related field.

Required Experience

  • Excellent programming skills
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Evidence of strong publication profile in highly reputable journals
  • Experience in developing solutions using Ethereum, Smartcontracts, Hyperledger and IoT device integration 

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team ( 

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