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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking a research assistant in the area of Accounting, Finance and data analysis.

Candidate must have a proven ability to communicate effectively in English language, as well as a keen interest in applied and quantitative research in finance, accounting, business, and related fields. Previous experience in data collection, data management, and statistical analysis is essential. We particularly welcome candidates with a proven ability to process large and many datasets as well as candidates with good knowledge of Stata. A proven ability to manage day-to-day task efficiently and effectively is also essential as is the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Candidates must have Advanced and demonstrable academic writing skills Finally, candidates must demonstrate high moral values and ethics, professionalism, and positive attitude.


Minimum Qualification
Master's degree in finance, accounting, business, and related field.

Preferred Qualification
Master's degree in finance, accounting, business, and related field.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Data collection and management skills. Independent working skills. Critical thinking skills. Advanced writing skills. Willingness to learn. Research Skills. Excellent time management.

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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Research Assistant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 7,000

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