Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Nov 16, 2020
End of advertisement period
Dec 03, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, wishes to appoint a research assistant member to contribute to its research activities in public health and epidemiology. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience and achievements in epidemiological researches. The IPH at the UAE University is a national hub for epidemiological studies on communicable and non-communicable diseases relevant to the health of communities in the UAE and the region. The IPH research product has been published in leading scientific journals.


  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Design study and data collection instruments and protocols.
  • Perform a variety of conventional and advanced statistical analyses.
  • Prepare drafts of research ethical approvals
  • Prepare drafts of research plans for grant applications
  • Prepare drafts of research reports for publication
  • Contribute to field surveys and data collection
  • Contribute to publish research findings in scientific journals and present them at major medical/scientific meetings
  • Liaising with stakeholders
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed in relation to organization and coordination necessary to conduct and complete epidemiological studies

Minimum Qualification

  • M.Sc. degree in epidemiology and public health or a closely related field with experience in epidemiology (Highly preferable)
  • Experience designing and performing systematic reviews and in meta-analyses (Highly preferable).

Preferred Qualification As above

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • Tracked record of authored/co-authored published research outputs (Highly preferable).
  • BSc degree in any medical-related field with at least 3-year experience of work in public health and epidemiology related researches.
  • Experience in analytical and quantitative methods.
  • Experience with statistical data analysis packages (SPSS, STATA, and/or R).

Special Instructions to Applicant Applicants should submit a letter of application and CV which should include contact details of at least 3 referees

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.-CMHS

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff

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