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Research Assistant - Grant

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-668

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The laboratory for Clinical Experimental Neurophysiology at CMHS, UAE University, is seeking to recruit one Postdoctoral Fellow to work on different projects exploring cortical plasticity in health and disease.

The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of extension for up to two years.

The projects involve the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS), including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), repetitive TMS, transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS), and electroencephalography (EEG) in healthy subjects and patients.


Minimum Qualification
MBBS or equivalent or BSc degree (Medical Sciences, Neurobiology, Neurophysiology, or other corresponding BSc degrees) and a PhD in Neuroscience or equivalent discipline.

Preferred Qualification
Medical degree (MBBS, MBChB, MBBCh, or other equivalent medical degrees) and a Ph.D. in Clinical or Experimental Neurophysiology.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Prior experience in clinical neurophysiology, including TMS and EEG and evoked potentials, is essential.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-driven, hard-working persons able to interact broadly, and particularly with clinical subjects.

We value independent critical thinking, candid scientific discussion, rigorous experimental work, and creative approaches to scientific problems.

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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