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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the United Arab Emirates University is looking for a full-time Research Assistant in the Department of Accounting (with specialization in taxation). The Research Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of research tasks assigned by the Principal Investigator in a two-year research project on 'value added tax in the UAE, with a global perspective'. Tasks will include literature review, data collection, data management, data analysis, summarizing research findings, editing research papers, and other research-related tasks. The Research Assistant is expected to use statistical software to perform assigned tasks.


Minimum Qualification:
- M.Sc, MBA

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience:
- A Masters degree in Accounting or Economics
- Knowledge of Statistics or Econometrics
- Prior experience in academic empirical research
- Proficiency in English
- Familiar with different empirical research methods
- Practical knowledge of statistical software, e.g. Stata, R, or others. 3)

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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