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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
We are looking for a motivated young researcher at the Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology to work with genomic breeding group using the full range of breeding, genetics and genomic to address relevant scientific questions to the centre. The incumbent will be involved in carrying out field trials, execute breeding experiments, collect data, conduct analyses and maintain records of all activities. The post holder will be a member of the Genomic Breeding platform group with responsibility for carrying out and publishing research within the designated research theme.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Master's degree in Genetics/ Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Life Sciences or allied subjects or bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience working on plant breeding and genetics.

Preferred Qualification
Master's degree in Genetics/ Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Life Sciences or allied subjects or bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience working on plant breeding and genetics.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Experience of conducting field crop experiments, hybridization techniques, biotechnological techniques, data collection, good knowledge of computer operation, etc

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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