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Research Associate

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

Position Overview

KU is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to work on Designing a blockchain-based reputation management platform for trust and reputation that interfaces with a decentralized system. The platform will utilize smart contracts to store and update the reputations for the members of the system to verify shared reputation values. In addition, the candidate will work on modeling and simulating the proposed platform to evaluate its performance.

As part of the project, the researcher will have access to state-of-the-art research equipment and facilities at the C2PS and will get an opportunity to work alongside researchers and graduate students from various backgrounds as part of a wider team.

Position Requirements

  • Experience in Blockchain development.
  • Experience in different types of Machine learning.
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria

  • Master’s degree from a reputable university in ECE/CS or a related discipline
  • Experience in undertaking assigned research tasks and starting to manage own workload
  • Contributing to scientific papers and academic journal articles where possible acting as lead/ corresponding author
  • A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to function as part of a team working on multiple tasks with competing demands and deadlines
  • Well-developed reasoning and problem-solving skills

Desired Criteria

  • Master’s gained from and/or experience working in a top 200 QS or THE ranked University

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

Primary Location: Abu Dhabi UAE
Job: Research Associate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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