Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

A research assistant position is available with Dr Muhammad Tariq Shafiq (Department of Architectural Engineering) within the College of Engineering, UAE University. The research will develop a life-cycle model for infrastructure projects using Building Information Models that digitally integrates processes and enables the use of predictive analytics, particularly during the operations and maintenance phase of an asset. The research will be evaluating the relevance of the developed model and its ability to accommodate real-time interactions between the physical built assets and its digital counterpart. Emergent from this process will be technologies and tools which may offer enhanced opportunities to intelligently manage the built assets using digital models.

Minimum Qualification

The successful candidate should have

  • A first degree in architectural engineering, Civil Engineering or a related discipline. Candidates with an educational background in computer science and programming experience with 3D-Models will be required.
  • Hands on experience with Autodesk Revit, Navisworks
  • Maximo or similar FM software is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical and academic writing skills
  • Applicants with published work will be given preference.

Preferred Qualification

  • MSc in Construction Project Management or a closely related field.
  • Candidates with a desire to enroll into PhD program at UAEU will be preferred.
  • Programming experience with C# and Unity Game Engine
  • Experience with Maximo or a similar FM software
  • Willingness to visit and collect data from live construction site
  • Commitment to strong ethics in research and academic integrity

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience  

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Engineering - (COE)
Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.- COE
Job Close Date 30-11-2021
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

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