Research Assistant

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-649

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
We are looking for a dynamic research assistant who will be working on a project determining the load of heavy metals in various organs in fish. The RA will be responsible for carrying out dissections of fish, preparing samples, processing samples for heavy metal analysis, analyzing data and assisting with writing papers. The RA will also help with day to day running of the laboratory, maintaining good records of the samples collected, ensuring the samples are safely stored. Must have a B.Sc. in Ecology or Biology, with experience in data analysis and laboratory work involving chemical contaminants.


Preferred Qualification
B.Sc. in Ecology or Biology

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Data analysis, laboratory analysis, paper writing

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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