KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Associate in Mechanical Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Ref
IRC23289
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description

  • 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.

Detailed Description

Strategic Responsibilities

  • The individuals are expected to develop and maintain an active, externally-funded research program.
  • Authorization to work in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Authorization and Security Clearence to work in Oil & Gas facilities at United Arab Emirates.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Conduct literature reviews, and assemble background information for research projects
  • Coordinate with other colleagues regarding scheduling, equipment use, and other aspects of research.
  • Experienced in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) control and secondary development
  • Ability to use computer vision techniques for UAV navigation
  • Good knowledge of safety procedures
  • Proven oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Master Degree (M.Sc. or M-Tech.) in Mechanical Engineering/Instrumentation and Control System
  • Strong background in Control theory or Computer vision
  • Proficiency in C++, Linux or Robot Operating System (ROS),

Required Experience

  • At least one year of experience in research related field
  • Hands-on experience in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or Unmanned Ground Vehicle
  • Demonstrated research experience in the related field

How To Apply 

Note:

You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

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