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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a research assistant position starting February 2022 to work on a research project in the area of stormwater quality and control.

The project will evaluate the effectiveness of permeable pavement systems in the control of stormwater quality and quantity.


Suitable candidates MUST have:
- A Bachelor of Science in civil or environmental engineering.
- A Master of Science in civil or environmental engineering.
- Have documented evidence (thesis, journal article, and/or conference papers) of relevant experience in the field of stormwater quality (contaminant concentration, fate, and transport) and quantity (hydrological modeling).

Minimum Qualification
- Applicants must have a MSc. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.

Preferred Qualification
- The ideal candidate should be on track to apply for the PhD program in Civil Engineering at UAE University.

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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