Research Scientist

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

Job Description

(Research Scientist)


Research Scientist

Job Purpose

  • 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.
  • Since the Research Scientist, experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Research Scientist tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

  • Assume primary responsibility for the development of the research project
  • Initiating, coordinating and conducting research activities within the project Work Packages.
  • Project management - ensuring outcomes are delivered on time.
  • Documentation - producing technical and organizational documents related to R4II.2 project, including conference and journal papers.
  • Event Management - planning and coordinating activities and events (evaluation sessions, demos, etc.) related to the project, also in a wider context of the reseaech group activities
  • Budgets - assisting in managing budgets related to the project and estimating budget requirements, in coordination with KU entities (Procurement, Finance, etc.).
  • Stakeholder Engagement - coordinating external stake holder engagement including support to raising event sponsorship money
  • Publicity – reporting to KU External Relations on activities requiring publicity and dissemination (including involvement in publicity materials, promotional videos, advertisements, etc.)

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supporting and assisting under-grad and post-graduate students assigned to the project


Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in computer vision, machine learnimg, computer science or close discipline.

Required Experience

  • Min.(2+) years Postdoc experience with good research achievements/potential

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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

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