UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Construction Engineering and Management

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
26 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2020
Ref
600800
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Civil Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a research assistant in the area of Construction Engineering and Management. The researcher will carry out research on the development of an Artificially Intelligent system that automates construction schedules’ updating process, were data about retrospective construction productivity is continuously captured, ‘machine-learned’, and reflected on forecasting upcoming task productivity rates. Using these continuously refined productivity rates, more realistic activity duration forecasts are approached as a project progresses. Highly motivated applicants with Master degrees in a relevant field are invited to submit their applications to the position. The preferred candidate should have demonstrated experience in construction engineering and management, aside with solid Artificial Intelligence background.

Minimum Qualification

An appropriate educational degree supplemented with documented evidence to support the following:

  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Familiarity with construction management concepts
  • Familiarity with computer programming, artificial intelligence, and algorithm design.
  • Willingness to learn different techniques and adapt to continuous changes associated with research demands.

Preferred Qualification

Masters in Construction Engineering and Management

Special Instructions to Applicant

Submit a detailed CV, and evidence of technical writing proficiency

Division College of Engineering - (COE)

Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.- COE

Job Close Date 30-06-2020

Job Category Staff

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