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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Emirates Center for Mobility Research at UAE University (located in Alain, UAE) is establishing a "Driving Simulator" lab, and seeking for a highly qualified individual with excellent programming and research skills to develop/modify unity 3D driving scenarios, and also has data analysis skills to conduct research using data collected from simulated driving experiments to analyze drivers' behavior.

The "Driving Simulator Specialist" will be responsible of troubleshooting, maintaining, operating and modifying the driving simulator hardware and software, and will be part of the research team conducting research in the driving simulator lab.

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or any related field. The degree condition may be waived according to relevant experience.
- Significant experience in Unity development
- Significant experience in programming with Python or C#.
- Proficient in English
- Background on research, statistics and data analysis

- Troubleshooting, maintaining, operating and modifying the driving simulator hardware and software
- Integrating different sensor components within the driving simulator for data collection
- Traveling between Abu Dhabi and Alain once/twice a week to maintain the two branches of the lab
- Understanding client research requirements and convert them into driving scenarios for conducting experiments
- Cleaning, preprocessing, and analyzing drivers' data
- Drafting reports, presentations, research papers for research dissemination and reporting results to clients


Expected Salary & Benefits
- Full-time contract for two years. The salary will be 7,000 Dhs - 8,000 Dhs per month + health insurance.

Minimum Qualification
- Bachelors degree in a related field

Preferred Qualification
- Bachelors degree in a related field

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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