Research Assistant - Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Employment: Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant (RA) position at the Department of Mechanical Engineering with the College of Engineering at UAE University. The RA will work on a project dedicated to developing a detection tool for wax thickness buildup and corrosion in pipeline. The RA will work to mathematically model and simulate wax buildup in oil and gas pipelines as well as design, create and buildup of a testing flow loop, and the detection tool. RA should be comfortable carrying experimental studies individually. Additional job responsibilities will include administrative duties as well as maintenance of the lab as deemed necessary by the supervisor. The RA appointment will be for 2 years. Highly motivated candidates with academic background in engineering (chemical/mechanical engineering) or related fields are invited to apply for this position. The minimum educational qualification is bachelor's while preference will be given to candidates with master's degree. The candidate should be willing to spend significant time working on a computer or in the lab. The package includes a monthly allowance in the range of AED 5,000 - 6,000 depending on the educational qualification and experience.


Minimum Qualification

- Bachelor degree in Engineering (mechanical or chemical)

Preferred Qualification

- Master degree in Engineering (mechanical or chemical)


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.

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