Research Assistant in Architecture/Urban Design

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Research Assistant position in Architecture/Urban Design. The successful applicant will work within a research project “Community Wellbeing: Localizing Walkability Score Measures for Urban Neighbourhoods in the UAE” for 12 months with a PI from Architectural Engineering Department, College of Engineering.

He/she will:

  • Conduct field observations of the pattern of usage of local neighborhood amenities in selected sites in Al Ain, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
  • Perform Cartographical GIS, UNA and UMI analyses to map the patterns of use of local amenities.
  • Prepare, administer, and analyze Questionnaire Surveys.
  • Write reports and prepare presentations and posters.

Minimum Qualification

MSc/BSc degree in Architecture Engineering or related field. The applicants must have a very strong command of English with very evident proficiency in scientific writing. Proficiency in various CAD software packages, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office is essential.

Preferred Qualification

Strong background in data analysis. Working knowledge of ArcGIS or similar GIS packages.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and statements of research/consultancy skills related to the area of expertise.

Division     College of Engineering - (COE)
Department     As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.- COE
Job Close Date     31-12-2020
Job Category     Staff
Salary     0 to 0 AED

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