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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Physics department at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a research assistant to work on massive star-forming regions using multi-wavelength observations in radio, infrared and optical to work with Dr. Naslim Neelamkodan.


This project aims to investigate initial conditions for massive star formation, dust and gas properties in the interstellar medium and massive star feedback. Research experience in the areas of star formation and interstellar medium is desirable. Expertise in handling radio-interferometric data is a plus. The nominal start date is as soon as possible. The position is located at the UAEU's main campus in Al Ain. The UAEU is the largest and the top-ranked public sector University at the United Arab Emirates.

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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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