Research Engineer in Chemical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
23 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
21 May 2019
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 (MI), 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.

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. The candidate will carry out routine sampling, preparation (and preservation) and analysis using the analytical techniques available at the KU laboratories and our external collaborators, of the water and soil samples in the SEAS integrated aquaculture and halo-agriculture system. The candidate will also be responsible for the drafting of SOPs for the monitoring of the water quality of the SEAS system. Occasional support and co-supervision of graduate students jointly with senior researchers or faculty.

Job Requirements

MSc Water and Environmental Engineering or Chemical Engineering. Equivalent postgraduate studies on relevant scientific and technological disciplines (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology) could be also considered. The candidate must be familiar (bio)chemical and/or environmental laboratory work environments, sampling and chemical and microbial analytic techniques.  Critical scientific thinking and a very strong research and academic integrity are required.  Programming experience in Matlab or other languages is a bonus and will be valued.  Previous scientific journal or conference publications will be valued.

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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