Research Associate

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-800

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Exciting Research Associate position in a funded project on "Quantification, characterization and bio-active properties of Camel milk oligosaccharides" is available for experienced researcher. As an enthusiastic early career researcher, you will join the Food Science Department at College of Food and Agriculture (UAEU). The position requires a dedicated researcher who will be involved in carrying out the research experiments related with the project, student (UG and PG) training and day-to-day maintenance of the laboratory.


Minimum Qualification
MSc/PhD in Food Science and Technology or relevant discipline

Preferred Qualification
PhD in food science and technology with extensive experience in oligosaccharides characterization, prebiotic properties, and cell line assays.
Candidate with broad experience in HPLC MS/MS analysis of oligosaccharides are encouraged to apply.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
This position will suit a food technologist with previous research experience on " Oligosaccharides: Isolation, characterization, and functionality". Direct research experience on HPLC MS/MS analysis of oligosaccharides, hands-on experience on microbiological and advanced molecular biology techniques will be highly preferred. Excellent manuscript writing skills is also highly expected.

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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