Research Assistant (Material Processing using 3D Printing Technology)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-812

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Engineering Requirements Unit at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a research assistant in the area of material processing using 3D Printing technology. The research assistant should be knowledgeable of material processing techniques, especially polymeric, natural fiber, and composite material. Moreover, it is highly recommended to have knowledge of using FE software. Besides, the candidate should be able to synthesize, characterize and apply nanoparticles for different applications. The preferred candidate should have demonstrated experience in both field material processing and nanotechnology and studying or having at least BSc or a master degree in a relevant field.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
An appropriate engineering degree (preferred Material, Mechanical, Chemical) supplemented with documented evidence to support the following:
- Skilled in material process techniques
- Ability to synthesize and characterize nanomaterial
- Excellent in technical writing skills
- Flexible approach and initiative in executing the role.

Preferred Qualification
- Command of material processing
- Command of synthesizing, characterizing and apply nanoparticles
- Demonstrable willingness to support work in the lab
- Being adaptable and flexible to the continuous changes associated with research demands
- Commitment to providing a safe and healthy workplace
- Preferred using FE software
- Preferred using 3D printing technology

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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