Research Associate in Mechatronics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
27 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name ARIC      

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description            

  • The purpose of the Research Assistant appointment is to work on a research and development project focused on the large-scale industrial automation applications, involving automated drilling.
  • 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            

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Participates in scientific research as a professionally responsible member of the project team, participates in problem exploration and definition, planning of the approach and sequence of steps, execution of experiments and studies, interpretation of findings, documentation and reporting of results and progress, maintenance of research records and compliance to all established policies and procedures;

Operational Responsibilities

  • Regularly meets with the Supervisor to apprise the Supervisor of the project results, for the development and troubleshooting of techniques, to provide direction and focus to the project, and to express mutual expectations;
  • Contributes to the overall activities of the research team and the department, as required;

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

  • BSc or equivalent

Required Experience

  • Existing work experience on robotic research prototypes is preferable
  • C/C++, Matlab, etc
  • Excellent knowledge and proven expertise in one or a combination of the following areas:
  • Mechatronics, 
  • Robot system design and system integration,
  • Robot control systems.

How To Apply            


You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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