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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Exciting PhD Position in a funded project entitled "Effect of ritual slaughter of camels on efficiency of slaughter, animal welfare and meat quality" as part of camel research program at College of Food and Agriculture, UAE University is available.

In this research project we are planning to describe Nahr and Halal slaughter of camels and cattle in terms of anatomical and physiological changes, developing methods to measure ischemia and loss of consciousness and improve the slaughter efficiency of Nahr for better quality of meat and humane slaughter.

As an enthusiastic and innovative PhD candidate you will join the Food Science PhD Program, which is a 4-year funded program at the United Arab Emirates University.

The key laboratory techniques required include corrosion cast, radiological verification, EEG pattern, meat quality analysis etc.

The project would suit a veterinarian (anatomist or neurologist) or animal science student by training with strong lab skills and preferably experience in anatomy, radiology or neurology lab technique. The scholarship is available immediately. Please note that the successful candidate must have a first-class honor Master's degree by thesis (GPA >3.3/4) and Academic IELTS score of 6.5.

If this sounds like you, apply today with a full Curriculum vitae (Resume), with academic transcripts.

The candidate will have to work independently in a laboratory conditions and is expected to have excellent manuscript writing skills.


Minimum Qualification
Applicant must have an earned a Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine or related discipline. Minimum GPA in MSc should be >3.3 out of 4 and IELTS score of 6.5 or above.

Preferred Qualification
Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine/Animal/Food Science with thesis on relevant topic to the project (preferable).

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
The project would suit a veterinarian (anatomist or neurologist) or animal science student by training with strong lab skills and preferably experience in anatomy, radiology or neurology lab technique

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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