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Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Job Description
The College of Engineering and College of Food and Agriculture at the United Arab Emirates University are seeking a research assistant in the area Agrivoltaic system. The research assistant should be knowledgeable of programming, power electronics, pressure based actuation and control systems and networking. The candidate should be able to develop, test and integrate automation codes into hardware specifically tailored for PV integrated greenhouse farming and irrigation systems. The preferred candidate should have demonstrated experience in networks designs, operation and administration.

Minimum Qualification
Master degree in Computer Science or Electrical/Electronic Engineering supplemented with documented evidence to support the following:

- Computational Programming (Python, MATLAB etc.)
- Control systems/networking (Microcontrollers)
- Power Electronics


Preferred Qualification

- Command in data acquisition and pre/post processing (NI DAQ Pro and Labview etc)
- Demonstrable willingness to support work in the field
- Passionate about learning the highest degree of multidisciplinary between power generation systems and agricultural irrigation.
- Commitment to provide a safe and healthy workplace

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.

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