Research Assistant, Center for Biotechnology

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
22 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
20 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Center for Biotechnology

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) and the Petroleum Institute (PI) 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 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

The Biotechnology Center is looking to recruit a research assistant to make a positive contribution to our research team. This is an exciting role in which the post holder will have the ability to work in all areas of our Genomics team to ensure operations flow efficiently across the center.

Detailed Description

  • Undertake sample preparation, DNA, Quality control, PCR and mDNA sequencing.
  • Working as part of a team, or independently manage daily work within the sequence pipeline
  • Regularly meets with the Advisor to apprise the Advisor of the research results, for the development and troubleshooting of techniques, to provide direction and focus to the research, to air concerns and conflicts, and to express mutual expectations;
  • Publishes research results in a journal appropriate to the field in a timely manner, may present findings at meetings; • Contributes to the overall activities of the research team and the department, as required;
  • Performs other similar or related duties as and when assigned by the Advisor.
  • Contributes to research center or University-wide working groups or committees as requested.
  • Fosters service by contributing to the community at large in participatory, developmental and advisory capacity.
  • Supports and participates in research activities.      

Job Requirements

Bachelor degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology or any related Science major. A minimum of 2 years experience is required. Candidate must be able to work independently.

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