UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Associate

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 July 2021
Ref
2986
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Research associate position in the Integrative Agriculture Department of College of ‎Food and Agriculture.‎ As an enthusiastic researcher you will join a collaborative team lead by faculty ‎from Department of Integrative agriculture for one year. The research project ‎required key laboratory techniques and skills involved such as ‎antioxidant/antibacterial analysis, enzyme activities, and enzyme activity ‎inhibition, fruit quality attributes GC, microscopy, plant tissue culture/ microbial ‎analysis techniques, application of 1-methylcyclopropene, edible coating, CO2 to ‎improve fruit ripening and shelf life, and the physiological mechanism for ‎regulating these processes and related gene expression.‎ The project would suit a candidate with experience in horticulture/ food science, ‎with strong lab skills and preferably experience in a fruit quality, enzyme activity ‎and bioactive properties. The position is going to start in August 2021. Please note ‎the successful candidate must have at least Master's degree by thesis. ‎

Documents required a covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for this ‎position, and include a full Curriculum vitae (Resumé), with two recommendation ‎letters and statements of research skills related to the research. ‎

The candidate will have to work independently in the field and laboratory ‎conditions and is expected to have very good writing skills (publication).‎

Minimum Qualification

Master’s Degree in Horticulture/ Food Science or related discipline.‎ A PhD will be preferred.

Preferred Qualification

Master’s Degree in Horticulture/ Food Science or related discipline with thesis on ‎relevant topic of the project (preferable). ‎

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The research project ‎required key laboratory techniques and skills involved such as ‎antioxidant/antibacterial analysis, enzyme activities, and enzyme activity ‎inhibition, fruit quality attributes GC, microscopy, plant tissue culture/ microbial ‎analysis techniques.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a Cover letter, a detailed CV, two recommendation ‎letters ‎

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CFA)
Job Close Date 30-07-2021
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant
Salary 5000    

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