Research Engineer in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 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

  • Working on the project: Towards a Holistic Network Visual Sensing for Identification Management Scenarios in Cyber-Physical Environment. He/she will  contribute in the management, research technical, administrative, and organizational matters relating to this project, including a wider context of C2PS
  • 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

  • Contribute to the project activities regarding research and job experiences.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Contribute in the development of the research project
  • Initiating and conducting research activities within the project Work Packages.
  • Supporting and assisting PhD students assigned to the project.
  • Documentation - producing technical and organizational documents related to the project, including conference and journal papers.
  • Contribute in event management - planning and coordinating activities and events (evaluation sessions, demos, etc.) related to the project
  • Budgets - assisting in managing budgets related to the project and estimating budget requirements, in coordination with KU entities (Procurement, Finance, etc.).
  • Stakeholder Engagement - coordinating external stake holder engagement including support to raising event sponsorship money
  • Publicity – reporting to KU External Relations on activities requiring publicity and dissemination (including involvement in publicity materials, promotional videos, advertisements, etc.)
  • Engagement with KU community

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Master in ECE engineering, computer sciences, computer vision, networks, or closely related discipline

Required Experience

Must have:

  • Hands-on  experience in project development, including requirement analysis, design, implementation  and the validation
  • Hands-on experience on network architecture optimization.
  • Strong programming skills (Matlab, C++ or Python)
  • Project management experience
  • Technical writing skills

Good to have:

  • Project management experience
  • Deep learning /Machine learning
  • Computer vision expertise

How To Apply

You will be required to attach the following:

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

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