Research Associate in Electrical Engineering

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

Location        AE
Organization Name        ECE Department

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 RA will be responsible for work contributing to research programs for (a) electrical diagnostic testing of large power transformers and (b) electrical characterization of ground electrode impedance. Responsibilities include:
  • Searching, studying and reviewing the latest published scientific papers in the relevant areas
  • Procurement and/or commissioning of electrical test and diagnostic equipment for laboratory and field tests, and maintaining such equipment for the duration of the project
  • Preparation of detailed test schedules
  • Making arrangements for site visits, liaison with industrial and test site staff
  • Recording and analyszing of test data
  • Producing weekly written and oral reports to the high voltage research group
  • Producing draft interim and final reports according to the projects schedule of deliverables

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • MSc in Electrical Engineering (minimum), PhD preferable.

Required Experience

  • Laboratory testing experience (minimum), field testing experience an advantage

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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