Research Assistant, Research and Development

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
09 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

(Research Assistant)  -(Research and Development)


Research Assistant

Job Purpose

To assist the Research engineer in the development of a model  to reduce carbaon emissions over the lifecycle of product design incorporating industrial case studies.  Understanding the different methods and tools used in analyzing the different lifecycle stages (Lifecycle analysis- LCA) of the product and their contribution to the overall emissions produced by the product, and developing carbon reduction options.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

  • Be involved in research activities, review of literature and current approaches, preparation of reports, journal and conference manuscripts, compiling, organizing, summarizing and/or presenting requested information; and conducting studies relevant to furthering the research project and industrial case studies. Maintaining effective and ethical communication with all participants. Maintaining computer software and data related to project.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with MS and PhD students


Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD or a Masters Degree in any related Engineering Discipline (Industrial/Manufacturing, Engineering Management, Energy, Environmental, Mechanical, Computer) with knowledge and experience in diverse programming, simulation platforms and applications.

Required Experience

  • Software programming skills (i.e. Matlab, Python, Simulation i.e. SimProcess)
  • Knowledge and Experience with statistical and AI tools
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Knowledge on modeling tools and LCA tools (i.e. SimaPro)
  • Knowledge of the literature on GHG emissions, climate change and carbon footprints.
  • Early career publication record.

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Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Research Assistant
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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