Research Assistant - Department of Mechanical Engineering

United Arab Emirates (AE)
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Assistant

Grade Number   19

Position Number    600612

Posting Number    1645

Job Description
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant (RA) position at the Department of Mechanical Engineering with the College of Engineering at UAE University. The RA will work on a project dedicated to developing microfluidic devices for capture of circulating tumor cells in biological samples. The RA will work to mathematically model microfluidic devices as well as design, create and test microfluidic devices. RA should be comfortable handling biological samples. Additional job responsibilities will include administrative duties as well as maintenance of the lab as deemed necessary by the supervisor. The RA appointment will be for 2 years. Highly motivated candidates with academic background in engineering (chemical/electrical/mechanical engineering) or related fields are invited to apply for this positon. The minimum educational qualification is bachelor’s while preference will be given to candidates with master’s degree. The candidate should be willing to spend significant time working on a computer or in the lab. The package includes a monthly allowance in the range of AED 6,000 – 7,000 depending on the educational qualification and experience as well as medical insurance for the duration of appointment at UAEU. 

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor degree in Engineering (mechanical or chemical or electrical) 

Job Close Date    open until filled