Research Engineer in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE
Organization Name Electrical and Computer 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

  • 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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