Research Associate in Electrical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
08 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

  • 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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