Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
02 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant on a one-year (renewable) contract to join the research project on the application of artificial intelligence in data quality management and clinical decision Support. The project is a collaboration between The Mutaba’ah Study, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University. The position is related with the application of text mining and image mining of electronic medical records. The research assistant should have experience in in the fields of data mining, text mining, image mining, deep learning, etc. The candidate is expected to apply advanced text mining and image mining techniques on electronic medical records to extract useful information from the records. The candidate will apply data mining techniques to structured datasets to investigate given research questions. The candidate should be ready to learn new developments in the related research areas.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in related area (Computer science/Computer Engineering/Information Technology/Similar Area) with two years related experience.

Preferred Qualification Master’s degree in related area (Computer science/Computer Engineering/Information Technology/Similar Area) with one year related experience.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Ideally the candidate will have:

  1. Excellent computer and numerical ability
  2. Excellent programming skills in Python/Java/R are required.
  3. Ability to work independently and take initiative
  4. Demonstrated awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues.
  5. Good interpersonal and team working skills
  6. Research experience in health fields and knowledge of medical terminologies are preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)

Department Dean's Office - (CIT)

Job Close Date 31-12-2020

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

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