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Research Assistant (Wastewater Treatment Using MNBs)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-674

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a post-doc position starting March 2020 to work on a research project related to wastewater treatment. The position will be housed in Environmental Engineering labs in cooperation with the National Water Center (NWC) at UAEU.

The objective of the project is to examine the technical and economic feasibilities of using micro-nano bubbles (MNBs) technology in wastewater treatment within Abu Dhabi Emirate. The position offers competitive salary and other benefits. This project is funded by Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), through the ADEK Award for Research Excellence (AARE) program and is conducted in collaboration with Korea University, Republic of Korea.

Candidate's duties include management of day-to-day activities of the project; conducting laboratories and field experiments, and publish research findings in refereed journals.


Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have at least MSc degree (Preference will be given to candidates with PhD degrees) in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering with specific focus on water chemistry.

Preferred Qualification
The ideal candidate should be highly-motivated and submit documented evidence to support. Proven extensive lab experiences. Demonstrated research and track record publications. Good technical writing skills. Flexibility and self-dependence in executing the assigned research roles.

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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