KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Engineer, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Ref
IRC27144
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

  • 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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