Research Assistant

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-798

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant (Graduate Research Assistantship) to join the research project on the application of artificial intelligence in data quality management and clinical decision Support. The project is a collaboration between The Mutaba'ah Study, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University.

The successful applicant will be a full-time PhD student enrolled in the University's PhD program and will participate in teaching, research, or administrative activities.

Standard Duties of the Post. This successful applicant will develop novel machine algorithms and deep learning algorithms for medical datasets. These algorithms will be tested on datasets from Mutaba'ah Study. This will provide the basis for a doctoral dissertation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Conduct a specified program of research and scholarship under the supervision and direction of your PhD adviser.
- Complete all coursework, research credits and examinations for the award of a PhD degree.
- Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of your research group and Institute


Preferred Qualification
- Masters

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
- Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in machine learning and deep learning.
- Good publication records.
- Possess excellent communication skills
- Expert in relevant programming languages, including python and other deep learning libraries, such as Pytorch/Tensor flow.

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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