Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Monday, 20 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 20 August 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Aerospace Engineering

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 

  • To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
  • The post requires an engineer/scientist with excellent communication skills who is comfortable conducting high level research. Successful candidate will look at Enhancing modelling and simulation tools using uncertainty quantification and machine learning for multi-physics problems. It is expected that the candidate will have a strong publishing track record and can demonstrate experience in conducting independent research with sufficient knowledge exchange activity.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Use research resources, laboratories and workshops as appropriate to conduct research and enhance research techniques and methods for multi-physics problems

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Indulge in scientific discussions and with technical help of PhD students of the supervisor

Job Requirements      

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline of computational fluid dyanamics

Required Experience

  • Specialist knowledge in the discipline (Thermal Hydraulics especially CFD)
  • High performance computing
  • Has worked independently and as part of a team and has experience with writing both written and oral publications
  • • Handling big data and meeting scientific deadlines

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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