Research Associate, Nuclear Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
09 May 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Nuclear 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.

Detailed Description

A research associate is required to assist the experimental work being planned and designed to study these radiation transport pathways within the arid regions existing in the Gulf and specifically within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. We are looking for an experimental scientist with either a physics, chemistry or environmental science background to develop our new laboratory and associated equipment and participate in experiments to measure radiation/pollution transport using either stable or radioactive tracers.

Job Requirements

We seek a candidate with a demonstrated ability to conduct independent research in experimental nuclear/analytical methodology. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group. The position will also require independent work in addition to collaborative skills and creative thinking.  In addition, good oral and written communication skills in English are required.

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in in Nuclear/Environmental/Analytical Sciences or a closely related discipline such as Radio-ecology
  • Bachelor, min. (3+) years of Research Assistant experience. 
  • Master, (1+) years of relevant research experience

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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