Research Engineer, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Contract Type
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

  • Provide support toward the identification and development of the C2PS partnerships with government agencies, private sector actors, other universities, and individuals, nationally and internationally. 

Operational Responsibilities

Duties Performed:

  • Provide support for laboratory activities
  • Setting up hardware and software environments as required by research activities
  • Provide support for related research projects
  • Provide support for drafting of research proposals
  • Compiling, organizing, summarizing and/or presenting requested information
  • Provide support for educational program development
  • Provide support for curriculum development
  • Provide support for planning academic meetings, workshops, conferences and other collaborative activities.
  • Provide support toward identifying academic and other events, nationally, regionally and globally, of potential interest for KU.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as and when assigned by the director.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in related specializations with relevant professional background.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of (1) year of relevant professional experience doing research-related work with universities or related institution.
  • Background in the areas of cyber-physical systems is preferred.
  • Expertise in Linux operating system and network configuration and management.
  • Must possess required knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job effectively including: problem solving, planning and organizing, ethics and integrity and cross-cultural sensitivity.

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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