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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering is seeking for a candidate for Research Assistant position to work on a major project dealing with Water Desalination and CO2 Capture. The work involves setting up an experimental system, carrying out a parametric study and thermodynamic and kinetic analysis for the utilization of new industrial wastes in Carbon Capture along with Brine Desalination. The appointment package will include: a monthly salary.


Minimum Qualification
The suitable candidate must have: A BSc degree in chemical engineering or related field, an excellent command of the English language (spoken and written), a good knowledge of process design and CO2 capturing process and brine desalination technologies.

Preferred Qualification
A BSc degree in chemical engineering or related field

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
The work duty will involve: Operating and setting many laboratory- pilot scale experimental setups as well as operating many analytical instruments such as ICP (Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry), Elemental and SEM (Scanning electron microscope), Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, Gas Chromatograph, Ion chromatography, X-ray Diffraction and UV Spectrometry.

The applicant should be familiar with the following software and numerical applications: ANSYS, COMSOL, MATLAB, Minitab, HSC, HYSYS, AutoCAD, Origin and Polymath. The applicants should also prepare a written report on monthly basis.

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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AED 7,000

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