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Research Assistant (Mechatronics, UAV, Robotics and Control)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-1255

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a research assistant in the area of mechatronics, UAV, Robotics, and Control. The research assistant/associate should be knowledgeable of Designing and prototyping UAV and system setup.

The candidate should be able to develop, Design, and Build UAV drones including testing and analyzing the data collected from the flight tests.

The preferred candidate should have demonstrated experience in the area of dynamics and control and have a strong industrial background with high reliable products. Initial appointment will be for 1 year and it can be extended for another year.


Minimum Qualification
- B.Sc. in Aerospace engineering or a relevant field
- Skilled in programing using Matlab/Simulink and C++.
- Skilled in Embedded system design.
- Skilled in Writing effective and scalable Python codes.
- Proven Experience with developing algorithms for high reliable Products.
- Proven experience in the design, analysis and simulation of UAVs or Robotics
- Good technical writing and speaking skills.

Preferred Qualification
- BSc./MSc. in Aerospace engineering or a relevant field
- Experience with Hardware PCB design
- Advanced C++ programming skills.
- Experience with the Drone flight testing

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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