Research Associate in Biology

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
22 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time



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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          

Operational Responsibilities

  • The research associate will be responsible for field sampling, maintaining laboratory inventory, independently executing experiments and assisting graduate students with their experiments. 

Job Requirements          

Required Qualifications

  • M.Sc. in Biology, Cell Biology, Plant Science or related life science discipline

Required Experience

  • Comfortable being out in the field (desert or similar environment) to carry out sampling expeditions
  • Experience using biochemical methods and analytical instruments to process biological samples
  • Highly desirable: Experience working with both plant and soil samples
  • Highly desirable: Research experience in the biological activity of natural products

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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