UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Associate, Integrative Agriculture

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
5000-6000 AED per Month
Posted
03 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2020
Ref
2503
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Exciting Research associate position in “Pre-harvest treatment by Natural elicitors to the UAE date fruit and its effect on quality of date fruit” in the Integrative Agriculture Department of College of Food and Agriculture, UAEU.

As an enthusiastic researcher you will join a collaborative team in the Department of Integrative agriculture and Department of Food, Nutrition and Health Department, UAEU. The research project is in collaboration with University of Talca, Chile. Key laboratory techniques and skills involved are likely to be: fruit quality attributes measurements, antioxidant analysis and activities, enzyme activity, microplate reader, spectroscopy, gas-chromatography and Cell culture techniques.

The project would suit a candidate with experience in horticulture and food science, with strong lab skills and preferably experience in a fruit physiology and bioactive properties.

The position is available immediately and the starting date is April 2020.

If this sounds like you, apply today with a covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for this position, and include a full Curriculum vitae (Resumé), with two recommendation letters and statements of research skills related to the research. The candidate will have to work independently in the field and laboratory conditions, and is expected to have excellent English verbal and strong writing skills to assist in preparing manuscripts for the scientific refereed journals, Demonstrated other skills with computer programs such as Excel, Word, SPSS and other statistical programs.

Minimum Qualification

Master’s Degree in Horticulture/ Food Science or related discipline.

Preferred Qualification

Candidate should demonstrate previous experience in the relevant research through involvement in similar research projects and published articles.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The project would suit a candidate with experience in horticulture and food science, with strong lab skills and preferably experience in a fruit physiology and bioactive properties

Special Instructions to Applicant

Submit a Cover letter, CV, 2 recommendation letters and statements of research skills related to the research project

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)

Department Integrative Agriculture- (CFA)

Job Close Date 31-08-2020

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

Salary 5000-6000 AED per Month

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