JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
About the project
The principal investigators of a project funded by the United Arab Emirates University - Zayed University Joint Research Grant are looking for a post-doctoral researcher to assist in the project research duties. The project focuses on measuring the individual's quality of life through data collection and analysis from Smart-objects used by individuals throughout their daily activities. The project aims to provide people with the feedback they need to improve their quality of life.
The post-doctoral researcher should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science or a related field. The Master's degree holders are encouraged to apply. However, Ph.D. holders are preferred for this position. The applicant is expected to have a strong background in machine learning, as they are expected to build and test machine learning models. The following list details the expected duties of a successful applicant
- Work on the implementation of the data collection, mainly from smartphones
- Help administer the data collection from volunteers
- Preprocess collected data, explore and visualize data
- Work with the team to build machine learning models
- Apply privacy-preserving data mining techniques
- Master's degree holders are encouraged to apply
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.
As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.
UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.