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Research Assistant (Civil Engineering)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-417

Job description / Role

Job Description
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a Research Assistant in the area of Structural Engineering. The successful candidate must possess comprehensive knowledge and strong background about the aspects of Structural Engineering. The successful candidate will perform experimental testing, finite element modelling, data analysis, and reporting. Candidates with computational skills in nonlinear numerical simulation modeling will be preferred.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
- B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
- Experience in data collection and analysis
- Excellent technical writing skills

Preferred Qualification
- Experience in laboratory testing
- Experience in analytical and finite element modelling

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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