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Research Assistant - Physics Department

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-62

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
A research assistant position is available at the Physics Department-United Arab Emirates University, within the framework of a research project funded by the UAEU Program for Advanced Research (UPAR), in the field of experimental solid state physics. Specifically, the aim of the project is to synthesize and characterize Aluminum Nitride (AlN) nanoparticles for optoelectronic applications.
We offer a research assistant position in a multidisciplinary research environment, combining state-of-the-art processing and characterization techniques such as ultra-high-vacuum magnetron sputtering system, atomic force microscope, scanning electron microscope, x ray diffraction, electrical and optical characterization, etc.

Applicants must hold minimum an MSc degree in Physics, Materials Science, Nanoscience, or a related field. The candidate should be highly motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team setting. He/she should have demonstrable some experience in the field, and fluency in English is required.


Minimum Qualification
Master of Science in Physics or Material Science

Preferred Qualification
Fabrication and characterization of Nanoparticles

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Fluency in English language

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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