Research Associate

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Research Associate  to work on a short-term project related to data and services management until June 2023. The candidate should have good experience in the Internet and social media services and be interested in the development of novel solutions in this area. A proof of concept implementation of a specific service is sought. The candidate should test this PoC and prepare patent documents. Also, one journal paper should be submitted by the end of the project. The exact research and development tasks will be described in the interview. Extending the contract beyond June 2023 is unfortunately not guaranteed.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Conducting research to understand state-of-the-art technologies in Internet and social media services.
  • Proposing an innovative and feasible architecture to implement a selected service.
  • Implementing this service as PoC.
  • Test and performance evaluation of the developed service.
  • Preparing patent documents.
  • Writing research papers.
  • Engagement in some activities in the C2PS center.


4. Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Msc. in Electrical and computer engineering or MSc. in computer science

Required Experience

  • Good experience in Internet and social media services.
  • Excellent programming skills for internet and social media applications.
  • Excellent experience in database programming.

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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