Research Associate

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-805

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Research Associate in the area of Animals Disease Spread and Public Health in the United Arab Emirates. The position requires a dedicated researcher who will be involved in carrying out the disease spread simulations and economics with national and international research scholars. This position is part of UPAR research titled "Economics, Assessments, and Simulations for Livestock Bio-security in the United Arab Emirates.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Undergraduate Degree in Science, Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, or Epidiomolgy. Master Degree in Public Health from an Accredited University is a must.

Preferred Qualification
Previous participation in research as a research team member to strongly contribute to research in the area of public health or animals disease simulations. A candidate with a PhD in relevant area is strongly encouraged to apply.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Basic knowledge of One-Health and Ecological Principles of Animals' Disease Spread. Basic Skills in Data Entry, Descriptive Statistical Analysis, and strong Writing and Communications skills.

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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