Post Doctoral Fellow, Heath Engineering Innovation Center

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

Location AE

Organization Name Heath Engineering Innovation Center

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 do research works in the area of bio-signal and medical image processing for cardiovascular diseases in the UAE with a funded research center Healthcare Engineering and Innovation Center (HEIC) and electrophysiology lab at Khalifa University and external clinical collaborators to perform the specific scientific procedures that allows Biomedical Engineering Faculty members, students and external clinical collaborators to perform research experiments and analyze the collected data for the funded projects.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Daily Research performance, meeting and reporting

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Finalize the Ethics/IRB applications for approval for collecting human subjects.
  • Attend hospitals/Clinics for collecting experimental data. 
  • Reconfiguring the wearable sensors to be able to capture heart rate, accelerometer and temperature data. 
  • Developing interface app of the mobile phone to capture Biomedical signals
  • Processing and Validation of cardiac MRI images with CVD clinical symptoms
  • Participates in scientific research as a professionally responsible member of the research team, participates in problem exploration, and definition, planning of the approach and sequence of steps, execution of experiments or studies, interpretation of findings, documentation and reporting of results and progress, maintenance of research records and compliance to all established policies and procedures;
  • 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; 
  • Contributes to the overall activities of the research team as required;
  • Performs other similar or related duties as and when assigned by the Advisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Mentor graduate students and/or undergraduates under the supervision of the Advisor

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in or equivalent in Electrical/Biomedical/Computer Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution, preferably, from pre-eminent institutions of higher education.

Required Experience

  • Preferred in the area of signal & image processing with machine learning modelling

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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