KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant in Computer Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2018
Ref
IRC30130
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Electrical and Computer Engineering      

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology  combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute 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 of Science and Technology 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.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.
  • 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.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize.

Detailed Description            

Strategic Responsibilities

  • We have an opening for a Research Associate to conduct basic and applied research in the area of safe drone operation.  Note that that the project title is “Integrating safe UAV operation in CPS architectures”.  

Operational Responsibilities

  • The Research Associate will work on a research project in the area of safe drone operation using IoT. Key objectives of the projects includes: (1) The specification of the architectural, functional, and operational requirements for IT to support safe drone operation. (2) Investigating solutions to meet these requirements by design, implementation, and test. (3) Specifying the IoT security architecture for safe drone operation. (4) Developing methods that use the IoT the infrastructure to support location-based authorization for drone flights. (5) Investigating methods for analyzing big data collected by the IoT to improve safe drone operation.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in above mentioned areas. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

  • MSc. MSc. in computer science, computer engineering, or information security is required.
  • Candidates with BSc. in one of these areas and at least 2 years of work experience in related areas will be considered, too.

Required Experience

  • Proficient in programming language like Python, Java, C, C++
  • Knowledge in Geographic Information Systems, networking, and client-server programming would be very helpful. 
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English

How To Apply            

Note:
You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae)