Research Assistant

6 days left

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 20 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking a research assistant in the area of Accounting education and accounting information systems.


A proven ability to fully and effectively communicate in English orally and in written format. Suitable background in the area of accounting information systems and accounting education as well as suitable experience in using Nvivo and/ SPSS. We welcome applications from candidates who have an interest in quantitative/ qualitative research in accounting information systems as well as the use of various statistical packages (SPSS, smart PLS etc.). Additionally, applications from candidates experienced in research in accounting education and other related areas in accounting research will also be considered. Good time management and planning skills with a commitment to delivery are a pre-requisite of this role. In addition, you should be an enthusiastic team member who is driven and committed with an ability to observe effectively and sensitively the cultural and the local norms in UAE.


Duties will include management of day-to-day activities of research projects, conducting literature reviews, gathering data, analyzing data using appropriate quantitative methods, performing data analyses. The candidate will also have the opportunity to develop and implement new research methodologies and materials and publish research findings in highly ranked refereed journals. Highly motivated applicants with experience in the designated area and having M.Sc. degree in accounting, and preferably with a technical background are strongly encouraged to submit their application for the position.

The application package should include:

1) Updated Curriculum vitae/Resume
2) Cover letter explaining your interest in the post
3) Two recommendation letters/contacts.

All inquiries about this job may be directed to Dr. Mayada Youssef (Mayada_youssef@uaeu.ac.ae), Chair of Accounting and Finance Department.

Minimum Qualification

MSc. Degree in accounting or a closely related field from an internationally recognized university with a keen interest in quantitative and / qualitative data analysis.

Preferred Qualification

  1. Preferably PhD Degree in accounting.
  2. Previous experience in research paper writing.
  3. High moral values and ethics, professionalism, and positive attitude.
  4. Willingness to grow exponentially by learning new topics and analytical software tools.
  5. Genuine interest in accounting information systems and accounting education.
  6. Advanced knowledge/experience with MS Office software.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience  

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp

Division College of Bsns & Economics-(CBE)
Department Accounting and Finance-(CBE)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

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