Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The College of Information Technology at the United Arab Emirates University is having a Research Assistant position in the Autonomous Driving and Beyond 5G mobile networks project. The duration of this position is for up to 24 months. The candidate for this position should preferably have a degree in Computer Science/Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics and Communications Engineering or any related field, have excellent analytical skills and possess strong written and verbal communication skills in English. They should be highly motivated to engage in research, be capable of working independently and open to exploratory work which may demand changing directions and picking up new skills on the go as required. It is desirable for the candidate to possess excellent programming skills, working experience with autonomous driving and mobile network solutions and platforms and exhibit an appetite for building experimental proof of concept systems using open source tools and off the shelf hardware platforms. Experience of working with Machine Learning approaches will be preferred. The ability to work with embedded platforms and the setup and maintenance of the required backend infrastructure system to cobble together an end-to-end working prototype at scale would be a big plus. It is also an expectation that the candidate will contribute towards setting up pilot trials, subsequent scale-up and dissemination of this work. Highly motivated candidates who are interested in this exciting research project should e-mail their CV (including information about their Referees) to the project Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Manzoor Ahmed Khan (Manzoor-khan@uaeu.ac.ae), College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University. Given the volume of email we receive, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualification Master’s 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Programming, Embedded Systems, ML/AI

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)

Department Computer &Network Engineering-(CIT)

Job Close Date 31-03-2021

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

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