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Research Assistant in Earthquake Engineering - PhD Candidate

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-187

Job description / Role

<b>Job Description</b>
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking to hire a full-time Research Assistant with experience in Structural Earthquake Engineering, particularly in testing and dynamic response simulations of structures. The candidate should have the qualifications needed to join the PhD programs at UAEU as a full-time student. Duties include experimental studies related to the performance of RC structural systems, numerical modeling and response assessment of structures, and submission of research findings to international journals. The application package should include a detailed resume, a brief description of previous experience, and contact details of two references.<b>Minimum Qualification</b>
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking to hire a full-time Research Assistant with experience in Structural Earthquake Engineering, particularly in testing and dynamic response simulations of structures. The candidate should have the qualifications needed to join the PhD programs at UAEU as a full-time student. Duties include experimental studies related to the performance of RC structural systems, numerical modeling and response assessment of structures, and submission of research findings to international journals. The application package should include a detailed resume, a brief description of previous experience, and contact details of two references.
Applicant must have an earned MSc and BSc in Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering. For PhD admission, minimum GPA of 3.5 and IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent), or 6.0 at the time of admission to Master.<b>Preferred Qualification</b>
Preference will be given to candidates with strong experience and previous publications in Earthquake Engineering and who are willing to join the UAEU PhD program ASAP.

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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