Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a research assistant in the area of Water Resources. The research assistant should be knowledgeable have basic knowledge of groundwater as well applications of GIS and remote sensing in water resources. The candidate should be able to conduct research individually and within a group. The preferred candidate should demonstrate excellent communication skills including experience in writing reports, manuscripts and/or proposals. Master and PhD students are welcome to apply.


An appropriate educational degree supplemented with documented evidence to support the following:
- Good technical writing skills
- Flexible approach and initiative in executing the role.

Preferred Qualification
- BSc or MSc in civil engineering or Water Resources.
- Demonstrable willingness to support work
- Be adaptable and flexible to the continuous changes associated with research demands
- Commitment to provide a safe and healthy workplace

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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Assistant salaries in Al Ain

Average monthly compensation
AED 3,500

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