Research Associate in Mechanical 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

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Smart Grid IDEF0 Activity Modeling
  • Smart grid simulation using (MATLAB-Simulink)
  • Fault Detection Analysis

Operational Responsibilities

  • Routine maintenance of the solar and wind observation stations

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Candidates with a Master in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal skills and time management skills
  • Independent worker, organized and team player.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English

Required Experience

  • Smart grid simulation
  • Proficiency in MATLAB-Simulink
  • Knowledge of HOMER or PSCAD Software

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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