United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
Al Ain, UAE
Job description / Role
The college of Information Technology at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) seeks one research assistant in the area of software engineering and Human-Computer Interaction. The candidate should design, implementation and evaluate an e-mental health solution. The candidate will be involved in research collaboration with internal and external partners therefore strong communication skills are required. His/her work will lead to contributions in publications.
The applicant is required to have a Bachelor degree or higher in Informatics (or equivalent) and good knowledge of software engineering and human-computer interaction. The applicant should also be fluent in both English and Arabic.
Knowledge of e-health is an advantage.
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.