Research Assistant - Technical Greenhouse and Lab Work

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3500 - 4000 AED per month
24 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work as technical research assistant in the ASPIRE Research Institute for Food Security in the Drylands. This institute features a comprehensive and highly interdisciplinary R&D program and provides an international collaboration platform for researchers and stakeholders of the public and private food and agricultural sector. It strives to generate knowledge and technological innovation in support of food security in the UAE and other arid environments of the world. As part of one of its research themes, the institute will develop plant growth substrates and soil additives based on the recycling of waste materials. To support this work, we seek to hire a technical Greenhouse and Laboratory Assistant. The successful candidate will support the conduction of greenhouse experiments and laboratory analyses. He/she will take over the daily care for experimental plants, support plant and soil sampling, and prepare plant and soil samples for laboratory analyses. The nature of the work requires diligence, accuracy, and flexibility regarding the working time, including readiness to work on weekends.

A UAE driving license is of advantage.

The working place is the UAEU experimental station in Al Foah.

The position is for the duration of one year, with the possibility of extension on an annual basis.

Minimum Qualification

Candidates should have a High School degree and basic English language skills.

Preferred Qualification

See above

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Experience with working in a laboratory, greenhouse, or any other agricultural environment is of advantage. Candidates with a UAE driving license are preferred.

Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CAVM)
Job Close Date 31-03-2023
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant
Salary 3500 - 4000 AED per month

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