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Research Assistant (Structural Engineering)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-390

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a research assistant in the area of Structural Engineering. In this position, the candidate will be particularly involved with rehabilitation of structures studies which will involve finite element simulation and results analysis efforts. Thus, the research assistant should be knowledgeable in the use of fiber reinforced polymers for rehabilitation of structures and the use of finite element computer software. The candidate should also have excellent English expression skills.


Minimum Qualification

- A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering;
- Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent;
- Excellent English expression skills

Preferred Qualification

- Be a self-starter and take initiative
- Be productive under a limited-supervision work environment
- Be able to think independently and creatively
- Pay attention to details and strive for excellence

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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Structural Engineer salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 8,500

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