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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Job Description
• Physics Department is looking for research associate in astrophysics group. This is a fixed term position for 5 months and later the candidate will be hired under PhD program via college of graduate studies if he/she is able to secure admission through proper channel.
• Candidate should meet the minimum requirements to secure admission in PhD program. Preference will be given to the candidates who have already submitted application for PhD admission at UAEU and his/her research interests are in theoretical astrophysics.


Minimum Qualification
• MS in Physics/related discipline and minimum GPA of 3.0 out 4.0.
• Research experience in theoretical/computational physics/astrophysics

Preferred Qualification
• Proof of research in the field such as published work in top journals of physics

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
• Solid background in theoretical physics and prior experience in computational physics

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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Associate salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 6,500

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