Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2023
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

This research position is part of a project aimed to develop a set of tools to facilitate fast adaptation of the UAE education programs into the economic developments, which, in its turn, will enhance the reputation of the UAE as a global hub for innovation and a leader in the modernization of the economy.

The job responsibilities will include: (1) re-examining the job market dynamics in general, and more specifically in the UAE, over the past 10-15 years; (2) understanding the how specific skills, and tasks have been automated, augmented or changed by recent technological advances; (3) developing a rigorous framework for quantifying the relationships between changes in technology and changes in the demand for labor, as well as the economic gains and the accompanying socioeconomic effects;

Supervisory Responsibilities



Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering

Required Experience

  • Strong analytical skills are necessary. Experience with web-analytics and web-development tools and  programming languages is an asset. Fluency in English and good communication skills are essential.

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

Primary Location: Khalifa University - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job: Research Assistant
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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