Research Associate in Chemical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE
Organization Name Chemical 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.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • The candidate will carry out the thermodynamic modeling of the diesel + deep eutectic solvent system, and help in the design, organization and conduction of (single-stage) liquid-liquid extraction experiments. In addition, the candidate will summarize findings and publish results in research journals; assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory; provide supervision and guidance to junior graduate students and interns.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • MSc in Chemical Engineering

Required Experience

  • The candidate must be familiar with thermodynamic modeling, preferably of systems containing deep eutectic solvents. In addition, hands-on experience with phase behavior and extraction experiments is desired. 

How To Apply


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 (

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