Research Assistant in Civil and Environmental 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   600629

Posting Number   1676

Job Description
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking to hire a full-time Research Assistant/Associate with academic credentials and experience in the area of Structural Earthquake Engineering, particularly in testing and dynamic response simulations of buildings. Duties include lead role and management of day-to-day research activities, including experimental studies into the performance of RC structural components and systems, advanced numerical modeling and time-history analysis of multi-story structures, and writing of research findings in refereed journals. The application package should include a detailed resume, brief description of previous research activities, and contact details of three references. 

Minimum Qualification 
Applicant must have an earned BSc in Civil Engineering from a reputable university with specialization in Structural Engineering. The successful candidate should also have a record of accomplishment in research and scholarly activities, preferably in the area of Structural Earthquake Engineering. 

Preferred Qualification 
Preference will be given to candidates with PhD or MSc (or be nearing the completion of PhD or MSc) and record of journal publications in the area of Structural Earthquake Engineering. Experience in testing, nonlinear dynamic analysis, and computer programming would be advantageous. 

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