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Job Description
The Geology Department at the United Arab Emirates University seeks candidates for laboratory specialist position in remote sensing and GIS to assist research and teaching activities in the remote sensing and GIS laboratory. Candidates must have research experience, and laboratory teaching experience in remote sensing and GIS, GeoInformatics and environmental applications. The job responsibility includes managing the lab's formal and informal training program in GIS and RS, and day-to-day operations (e.g. basic hardware and software administration). The successful applicant should hold a minimum of an M.Sc. degree in remote sensing and GIS or related subjects. Candidates should be self-learners and team players, while to build on his/her skills. Excellent English communication skills, and laboratory management experience are also required. The position location will be the UAE University in Al Ain city. We offer a friendly, team-oriented and student-centered international working environment in laboratories equipped with up-to-date facilities.


Minimum Qualification
MSc. in remote sensing and GIS or equivalent

Preferred Qualification
MSc. or higher and established experience in Applied Remote Sensing and GIS.

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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