Research Assistant/Associate in Civil Infrastructural and Environmental Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Organization Name

Civil Infrastructural and Environmental Engineering      

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          

The UAE Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment at Khalifa University of Science and Technology ( is looking for an enthusiastic person with the skills and experience in Electrical Engineering. The candidate will be a part of a goal driven team working on developing Renewable Energy Management System (REMS) for large-scale integration of renewable power generation (PV, Wind and CSP) and energy storage systems. The selected candidate is expected,

  • 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          

Operational Responsibilities

The candidate is expected to :

  • Work closely with expert of different professional background in the development of Renewable Energy Management System (REMS),
  • Provide high-quality support for the Center’s activities,
  • Publishing research finding in top academic journals

Job Requirements          

The candidate should have a Master/PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering, possess good English language skills, have good communication skills, and have an established track record evident by publication in top quality journals

Required Experience

The ideal candidate should also have expertise in some of the following areas of Energy Management System, forecasting tool, System Optimization, Renewable Power Generation (PV & Wind), Battery Energy Storage System and Power System Operation:

< > Design of the Renewable Energy Management System Architecture, Develop Combined Renewable Energy Forecasting Tool, Develop Optimal Dispatch Tool for scheduling the renewable power generation, Ancillary service dispatch algorithm for combined wind-PV-CSP-BESS energy systems, Validation of Renewable Energy Management System on real Case Study, Proven programming skills for analytical and modeling purposes, e.g. Matlab and PSCAD,    

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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