Research Associate

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
16 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

  • This position is for Virtual Research Institute funded project focused on the “Smart Transmission-Distribution”.
  • The candidate is expected 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.
  • 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.
  • Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

  • Present research plans and findings
  • Management and supervision research groups.
  •  Establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda.
  • Undertake internationally competitive research work.
  • Publication in high-ranking Journals and conferences.

Supervisory Responsibilities



Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • A M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Experience with modeling and analysis of power systems.
  • Experience with protection systems.
  • Experience with optimization tools
  • Experience with generic computational tools, such as, MATLAB, EES or similar.
  • Familiarity with experimental work.
  • The ability to work on research problems and write scientific papers.
  • A high level of personal responsibility, initiative, and ability to work in a project team.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills.
  • Excellent English skills, spoken and written, are required.

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 Associate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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