Research Engineer, Chemical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 May 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Jun 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.
To validate performance and ensure upkeep of advanced instrumentation (primarily, but not limited to, a UHPLC-qToF and flow cytometer).

Detailed Description

  • Liquid chromatography 
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Flow cytometry 
  • Water chemistry analyses (such as BOD, COD, TIC-TOC, pH, TDS, conductivity, DO etc.)
  • Ion chromatography
  • ICP-MS

Job Requirements            

Required Qualification:

MSc (or equivalent) in a subject related to biological sciences, microbiology, biochemistry, microbial ecology, biotechnology, environmental sciences. Relevant programs in analytical chemistry may also be considered.

Preferable Experience:

  • Using UHPLC, tandem mass spectrometry and LC-MS/MS systems (added advantage for use of ABSciex instruments and SWATH acquisition).
  • Running proteomics/metabolomics experiments and associated data analysis.
  • Previous exposure to environmental microbiology applications of flow cytometry
  • Previous exposure to microbiology in oilfields.
  • Modelling microbial populations in R.
  • Core flooding experiments.
  • Pore space fluidics experiments.

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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