Research Assistant (Renewable Energy)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-1399

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 Renewable Energy. The candidate's duties include managing the project's day-to-day activities, conducting laboratories and numerical experiments, and publishing research findings in refereed journals.

A position is a three-month contract from a research project funded by the university research office. The contract can be renewed based on performance, budget, and publications.


Minimum Qualification
- B.Sc. in Mechanical, Chemical, renewable, or Aerospace engineering or a relevant field
- Good technical and writing skills.

Preferred Qualification
- M.Sc. or Ph.D. in engineering or a relevant field
- Good experience in a CAD software
- Experimental experience in the field of Renewable Energy
- Good publications record in the field of wind turbines.

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.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Research Assistant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 8,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience