Research Engineer

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

 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.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.  

 Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

The applicant will be responsible of providing RF engineering support to the team. The responsibilities include:

  • designing and developing front-end hardware encompassing transceivers, radio frequency (RF) circuits/components, microwaves subsystems, and antennas.
  • integrating system components with back-end low-frequency electronics, power supply subsystems, digital signal processors,
  • developing device control and acquisition software using LabVIEW/C
  • performing 3D electromagnetic simulations and microwave circuit/system level simulation, 
  • carrying out electronic design schematic capture and printed circuit board (PCB) layout design, fabrication, assembly and testing
  • performing simulations, conducting experiments, gathering/analyzing data, writing technical reports, and preparing as-built schematics,
  • Preparing, sourcing and procuring bill of materials, following up on orders and request for quotations
  • writing  technical papers/articles  

Supervisory Responsibilities



Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Master degree in electrical engineering with focus on applied electromagnetics, microwave/antenna engineering, or closely related field

Required Experience

  • Antenna and microwave engineering system/component design experience
  • Measurement and instrumentation experience in the RF and microwave
  • EM numerical modeling experience using common packages such as CST Studio Suite/HFSS
  • Experience with common electronic simulation, schematic capture and layout design software (e.g., Altium Designer, cadence, ADS, etc.)
  • Programming experience using Matlab, LabVIEW, and C  

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

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