Research Assistant

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-853

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description:
Professor Iqbal Khadaroo is seeking an outstanding research assistant to work alongside him to develop and further his research agenda in the field of accountability, governance and performance management, with particular focus on corporate scandals, collapse, and goodwill accounting.

The successful candidate will assist in undertaking research activities under the supervision and guidance of Professor Iqbal Khadaroo and his co-author as follows:
- Review, summarise and synthesise the literature
- Collect and analyse data from multiple sources
- Assist in the writing of a case study-based research report
- Assist in the preparation of research papers for submission to academic journals

The post is based in the United Arab Emirates and is for a duration 12-month, with a salary in the range of 7,000AED to 8,000AED per month, depending on qualification and experience.

The successful candidate will be required to register at the United Arab Emirates University, which is the oldest and largest academic institution in the United Arab Emirates.

Requirements

Qualification and experience:
- Masters or PhD in accounting, with expertise in theorizing and conducting research using qualitative case study-based methods.
- Interest in the field of accountability, governance and performance management.
- Ability to work independently, think critically and write effectively.
- Good attitude, with willingness to learn and commitment towards research excellence.
- Excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Minimum Qualification
- Masters

Preferred Qualification
- Masters or PhD in Accounting

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
- Interest in the field of accountability, governance and performance management.
- Ability to work independently, think critically and write effectively.
- Good attitude, with willingness to learn and commitment towards research excellence.
- Excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

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.