KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Engineer in Robotics

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
12 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2018
Ref
IRC26472
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 technical support to the research center and projects thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
  • To support the research and educational activities of the robotics center, including supporting student teams on robotic competitions and providing lab instructions.

Detailed Description

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Provides Lab/technical support to robotics center’s research and development projects.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Coordinates day to day operations of the assigned laboratory and the assigned laboratory staff;
  • Ensures work is carried out and performed to the required standards;
  • Supports in lab instruction, when required;
  • Monitors and maintains an organized, clean and safe working environment in labs and ensures compliance with work related legal, health and safety standards;
  • Contributes to recruitment, training, development and performance appraisal of the assigned lab staff;
  • Ensures stock of equipment and consumables within a pre‐set level of expenditure;
  • Supports in identifying and purchasing of lab equipment, following consultation with appropriate faculty and working closely with procurement/facilities management/fiancé departments
  • Supports in budget preparation by highlighting resource requirements such as equipment, manpower and space;
  • Contributes to development of policies and procedures of Dept.
  • Advises faculty and students on all aspects of technical support services
  • Works closely with direct supervisor to provide excellent lab services to faculty, students and researchers.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assisting in supervising undergraduate and graduate students in their projects in the labs.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • BS or MSc on Robotics, Mechanical, Electronics, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Any relevant certifications are added advantage.
  • Excellent English language both spoken and written.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess required knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job effectively.
  • Experience with scientific computing software (Matlab, LabView, SPSS).
  • Basic knowledge in programming (e.g. C, C++)

Required Experience

  • Laboratory Work Experience in Robotics related projects / Electronic Circuits, Microcontroller Electronics and Embedded system design would be preferred.

How To Apply

Note: You will be required to attach the following:

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

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