Research Assistant, Humanities and Social Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
30 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Humanities and Social Sciences

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 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

Operational Responsibilities

  • Build and clean statistical database using SPSS software.
  • Review quantitative descriptive and inferential statistical analysis.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative data collection duties, including occasional offsite data collection.
  • Author and periodically update blog posts and social media networks to help discuss and disseminate project information.
  • Conducts literature reviews for research and evaluation projects.
  • Assists in creating tables, charts, final reports, and manuscripts.
  • Assists in programming online surveys.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

  • Experience managing/cleaning databases and fluency with statistics are strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with Excel and SPSS.
  • Fluency in Arabic.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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