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Postdoctoral Positions at United Arab Emirates University

 

1.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 602049
Posting Number 3753
Job Description One position is available for a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business and Economics, United Arab Emirates University. The position is funded by the United Arab Emirates University. The projects focus on Sustainable Finance (i.e. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)), and the projects are applied/empirical in nature. The position is for one year, with the possibility of an extension for another 6 months or one year depending on progress and funding availability. The successful candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of the project PI. The research progress will be monitored through regular meetings with the PI. Qualifications: - The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Finance from a reputable university with high-quality publications in Sustainable Finance (i.e Environmental Social and Governance (ESG)) or Corporate Finance & Governance. - Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., Stata, SAS, or R, or Python) and familiarity with relevant databases (e.g., Bloomberg, CRSP, Compustat). - Strong quantitative skills and experience in analyzing large datasets. 


The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills; - An ability to work independently and in a team; fluency in English (spoken and written); and excellent organizational skills. - We welcome applications from all candidates interested in working on research projects that are applied/empirical in nature. Applications should include (1) an updated curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter outlining their research interests, qualifications, and motivation to join the project; (3), and two recommendations. For more details, contact the project PI: Dr Nader Atawnah – natawnah@uaeu.ac.ae
Minimum Qualification PhD in Finance
Preferred Qualification PhD in Finance Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., Stata, or SAS, or R, or Python) and familiarity with relevant databases (e.g., Bloomberg, CRSP, Compustat).
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Bsns & Economics-(CBE)
Department Economics and Finance - (CBE)
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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2.  Postdoctoral Fellow - Mobile Networks and Quality of Experience (QoE)


Position Number 602060
Posting Number 3761
Job Description We are actively seeking a highly skilled and experienced Mobile Network Researcher to join our team and contribute to an innovative project that addresses the challenges arising from the increasing mobile data traffic and the need for efficient network infrastructures. The ideal candidate should possess a deep understanding of mobile connectivity, IoT, and the potential of 5G technology in meeting network resource requirements. As a postdoctoral researcher, you should have extensive expertise in mobile networks, with a specific focus on enhancing the quality of experience (QoE), content caching and dissemination, and mobility prediction. Additionally, the candidate should have a proven track record in developing and evaluating algorithms, as well as conducting performance analysis using simulations and real-world datasets. Knowledge of heterogeneous network technologies (HetNet) and 5G HetNet is a prerequisite, along with proficiency in programming languages such as Python and MATLAB. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in conducting research and analyzing network performance, contextual influences, and the impact on users to evaluate and enhance the quality of experience (QoE). They will also contribute to the development and evaluation of strategies related to personalized content identification, optimal content caching and dissemination, adaptive spectrum reservation, and mobility prediction.


Minimum Qualification Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related fields with a focus on mobile networks.
Preferred Qualification Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related fields with a focus on mobile networks.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience · Expertise in mobile connectivity, IoT, and 5G technology. · Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. · Proficiency in conducting simulations to evaluate network performance and develop heuristics. · Experience in analyzing and improving users' quality of experience (QoE). · Experience in setting up and operating a prototype testbed. · Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)
Department Computer &Network Engineering-(CIT)
Job Close Date 31-07-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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3.  Postdoctoral Fellow


Position Number 602045
Posting Number 3745
Job Description One position is available for a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Accounting and Finance, College of Business and Economics, United Arab Emirates University. The position is funded by the United Arab Emirates University. The project focuses on social and environmental/sustainability reporting (including assurance) and management. The position is for six months with possibility of extension depending on progress and availability of funding. The successful candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of the project PI. The progress of the research will be monitored through regular meetings with the PI. The successful candidate will hold a PhD degree in accounting and/or management from a reputable university with high-quality publications in social and environmental/sustainability reporting (including assurance) and management. An excellent command over both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies is desirable.


The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills; an ability to work both independently and in a team; fluency in English (spoken and written); and excellent organizational skills. Applications should include (1) CV; (2) Covering letter; (3) Statement of research interests; and (4) contact information for three references. For more details contact the project PI: Dr Muhammad Bilal Farooq – mbfarooq@uaeu.ac.ae
Minimum Qualification PHD
Preferred Qualification PHD in Accounting and/or Management
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Bsns & Economics-(CBE)
Department Accounting -(CBE)
Job Close Date 15-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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4. Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 602047
Posting Number 3744
Job Description Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral position with the research project on the development of electrodialysis process for the simultaneous brine treatment and capture of carbon dioxide. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of extension for up to two years. The project involves the collaboration between United Arab Emirates University and National University of Singapore under joint research Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) program. The aim of this project is to follow and evaluate the experimental and operational process and conduct research on the development of novel ion exchange membranes (IEMs) for electrodialysis. The successful candidate will work closely with the projects’ PI to implement the research, supervise research assistants and PhD students, and analyze, write and publish the research findings. The salary commensurate with training and experience, and is tax-free. For additional information contact: Prof. Ali H. Al-Marzouqi, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department, UAE University - Al Ain, UAE, Email: hassana@uaeu.ac.ae.


Minimum Qualification PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.
Preferred Qualification Experience with the electrodialysis process for the brine treatment and the capture of carbon dioxide
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience - Excellent analytical thinking, records and raw data analysis. - Hands-on experience with multichambered electrodialysis, including operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and process optimization. Knowledge of safety protocols and data analysis. - Problem-solving and communication skills. - Ability to work independently and take initiative - Good interpersonal and team working skills
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Engineering - (COE)
Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.- COE
Job Close Date 31-08-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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5.  Postdoctoral Fellow


Position Number 602015
Posting Number 3724
Job Description Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Cybersecurity within a research project on the Internet of Things (IoT) traffic collection and analysis for security and privacy improvements. The project is funded by the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and has a collaboration with The University of Texas at Sant Antonio, USA. The project will run at the College of Information Technology (CIT), United Arab Emirates University. This project aims to analyze IoT network traffic to identify traffic characteristics, understand device behavior, and improve IoT security solutions in several dimensions. The outcomes of the traffic analysis will generate new knowledge about network and device behaviors under different circumstances, for example, device behavior in a normal situation and under attacks. Furthermore, the outcomes will help the device profiling operation and support the device identification process. Later, the results of this project can be combined with artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for developing innovative security solutions or improving the existing security measures. The successful candidate will work closely with the project’s PI and Co-PI to implement the research plan and supervise research assistants and possibly Ph.D. students. The appointed scholar will contribute to analyzing, writing, and publishing the research findings.


Minimum Qualification Ph.D. degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, Networking, or related field.
Preferred Qualification Experience in networking models, IoT architectures, IoT networks, IoT security, network security, and machine learning.



Expected Skills/Rank/Experience — Extensive research experience in one or more of the following research areas: Cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, network traffic traces, network traffic analysis, and machine learning. — Excellent programming skills in Python/Matlab/R. — Excellent analytical thinking. — Problem-solving and communication skills. — Ability to work independently and take initiative. — Good interpersonal and team working skills.
Special Instructions to Applicant Required documents for considering application: Cover Letter, Recent CV, and Research Statement.
Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)
Department Information Systems &Security-(CIT)
Job Close Date 31-07-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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6.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 602041
Posting Number 3736
Job Description A two-year postdoctoral fellow position is available at Physics Department-United Arab Emirates University. The applicant must fabricate different nanostructured materials. Then, various characterization techniques will be employed to characterize the synthesized nanostructures, mainly transmission electron microscopy (TEM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy (AFM), x-ray diffraction (XRD), electrical characterization, …, etc.
Minimum Qualification Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in physics or materials science and engineering. In addition, the candidate must be skilled in physics and material/electrical engineering lab work and show a solid commitment to providing a safe and healthy workplace.


Preferred Qualification Applicants must have hands-on experience in Focused ion beam (FIB) milling and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) imaging.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Science - (COS)
Department Physics - (COS)
Job Close Date 31-08-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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7.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 602016
Posting Number 3713
Job Description The Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (KCGEB, Al Ain, UAE) and Department of Biology at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) are seeking applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow. The successful candidate will be offered a two-year position further extendable depending on funding availability and performance. We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Postdoctoral Researcher to join our interdisciplinary research team focused on soil-plant-microbial interactions analysis using multi-omics approaches. The successful candidate will work primarily on analyzing soil, plant, and microbial samples using metabarcoding and metagenome approaches.
Minimum Qualification • PhD in Soil Science, Microbiology, Ecology, or a related field • Experience in using multi-omics approaches, particularly metabarcoding and metagenome analysis • Knowledge of bioinformatics tools and statistical analysis software R for processing and analyzing sequencing data • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities. • Experience with plant-microbial interactions analysis and experimental design • Experience in microbial ecology and/or soil microbial communities’ analysis • Publications in peer-reviewed journals


Preferred Qualification • PhD in Soil Science, Microbiology, Ecology, or a related field • Experience in using multi-omics approaches, particularly metabarcoding and metagenome analysis • Knowledge of bioinformatics tools and statistical analysis software R for processing and analyzing sequencing data • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities. • Experience with plant-microbial interactions analysis and experimental design • Experience in microbial ecology and/or soil microbial communities’ analysis • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Responsibilities • Conduct research in the area of soil-plant-microbial interactions using multi-omics approaches. • Design and conduct experiments to study the effects of plant-microbial interactions on plant growth and health. • Perform DNA and RNA extraction, library preparation, and sequencing using metabarcoding and metagenome approaches. • Analyze sequencing data using bioinformatics tools and statistical analysis software. • Interpret and present research findings in publications and presentations. • Collaborate with team members and external partners to advance the research project.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division Khalifa Cntr.Biotech.&Genetic Eng.
Department Khalifa Cntr.Biotech.&Genetic Eng.
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Staff
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8.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601996
Posting Number 3692
Job Description The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and the National Water & Energy Center at the United Arab Emirates University seek postdoctoral candidates to work on applied electrochemistry research and development projects. The project aims to synthesize, structure-property correlations and electrochemistry measurements of functional metal oxides and chalcogenides related to rechargeable batteries, supercapacitors, and solar cell applications. The position is responsible for synthesizing materials, characterization, and fabrication of coin cells/three-electrode supercapacitor cells and performing electrochemistry measurements. Knowledge on fabrication of photo supercapacitors and performance evaluation is plus. The applicatnt must be fluent in English, writing scientific reports and journal articles. The applicant will work in the laboratory environment with synthetic and analytical chemistry equipment as well as data collection, analysis, interpretation, documentation, report of the results of the experiments obtained, and patent filing


Minimum Qualification • The successful candidate must hold an internationally recognized Ph.D. either in physics/chemistry, materials science, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering. or equivalent. • Must have knowledge and understanding of battery performances and how it varies with different operating conditions. • Should have knowledge and background in electrochemistry and battery/cell development. • The candidate should have a proven track record of excellence in experimental research. • Candidates with high experience in energy storage applications and electrochemistry measurements are needed. (Photo supercapacitors/batteries), fabrication, characterization, and materials synthesis are highly encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualification Solid-state electrolyte materials synthesis and characterization.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Engineering - (COE)
Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.- COE
Job Close Date 29-07-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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9.  Postdoctoral Fellow (Wireless Communication and Signal Processing)

Position Number 601976
Posting Number 3678
Job Description The Electrical and Communication Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to join our team focused on developing novel integrated sensing and communication systems for next-generation 6G networks. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other researchers to develop novel beam pattern techniques and positioning algorithms for cutting-edge technologies and applications such as smart factories, autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and immersive communication. Responsibilities: • Design and develop integrated sensing and communication systems for 6G networks using state-of-the-art techniques and tools. • Conduct experiments to validate the performance and functionality of the developed systems in realistic scenarios. • Publish research findings in high-impact journals and conferences. • Collaborate with other team members and industry partners to develop and implement new 6G sensing and communication applications.


Minimum Qualification A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer science or a related field. • Proven knowledge and experience in wireless communications and radar domains. • Deep understanding of wireless signals, DSP algorithms and multiple-antenna concepts. • Expertise in wireless propagation and multi-dimensional system optimization. • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, MATLAB, or C++. • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Preferred Qualification • Expertise in integrated sensing and communication systems for 5G or 6G networks, including hardware and software design. • Proven Knowledge in beamforming designs and positioning technologies.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Engineering - (COE)
Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.- COE
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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10.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601966
Posting Number 3671
Job Description --Context-- UAE University is the first university established in the UAE and has a long history of graduating Emirati students across various disciplines. With the main campus in Al Ain, UAEU has been operating since 1977. The College of Business and Economics offers an English-medium education encompassing five undergraduate programs, three post-graduate programs and 82 faculty from 34 different countries. In 2000, UAEU was the first University in the region to achieve AACSB accreditation. --Subject-- Car sharing is a concept that allows individuals to borrow cars on a short-term basis from a designated area or parking station, for a rental rate charged by the time or the distance driven. Many car sharing programs, such as ZipCar in London, involve electric vehicles in their car sharing fleets. The development of electric car sharing programs in densely populated cities may have many positive impacts such as a reduced urban congestion, less greenhouse gas emissions and a better air quality.


The postdoctoral researcher will work within the scope of a research project dealing with the optimal design of electric car sharing systems. He/she will seek to propose various extensions of the current state of the art in order to improve the practical relevancy of the models and propose innovative solution methods. Examples include the consideration of models integrating strategic, tactical and operational decision levels as well as the development of stochastic programs taking into account uncertainties arising in practice. He/she will have to carry out numerical experiments using state-of-the-art optimization software as well as to develop new exact and/or heuristic solution approaches. --Environment-- The work will take place at the College of Business and Economics, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE. It will be jointly supervised by Dr. Mouna Kchaou Boujelben, Associate Professor at UAE University and Dr. CĂ©line Gicquel, Associate Professor at the University of Paris Saclay. --Time and duration-- The start of the project is expected to be around beginning September 2023. The expected duration is 1 year. --Salary and other advantages-- The postdoc will be offered an attractive salary, health insurance, round-trip ticket to the country of origin and 1 month paid vacation. --Contact-- For any question or additional information, please send an email to Dr. Mouna Kchaou-Boujelben (mouna.boujelben@uaeu.ac.ae).


Minimum Qualification Candidates must have a PhD in operations research, industrial engineering, or a related field.
Preferred Qualification Candidates must have good programming skills and a particular liking for operations research.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant For application, please submit CV, cover letter and at least 2 recommendation letters
Division College of Bsns & Economics-(CBE)
Department Marketing & Entrepreneurship- (CBE)
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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11.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601935
Posting Number 3618
Job Description A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science, United Arab Emirates University. The position is funded by the Research grant “Towards the Classification of Quasi-alternating links”, UAEU Program for Advanced Research (UPAR). The position is for 12 months with possibility of extension depending on the performance and the availability of funding. Salary is tax-free and will be around 9,000 AED Monthly. The focus of the research is in the area of Knot theory. More precisely the use of different knot invariants to study quasi-alternating links. For more details, please contact Dr. Nafaa Chbili (nafaachbili@uaeu.ac.ae), PI of the above mentioned research project. The Post Doctoral fellow will work under the supervision and guidance of the PI of the project to study the quantum invariants of quasi-alternating links. The expected outcome of this study is to find obstruction criteria for quasi-alternateness leading to the characterization of this class of knots and links. The progress of the research work will be discussed through regular meetings with the PI.


Minimum Qualification PhD degree in low dimensional Topology or a related field.
Preferred Qualification PhD degree in low dimensional Topology or a related field.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience The candidate is expected to have a solid background in knot theory, and precisely has interest in quantum invariants of links and three-dimensional manifolds. In addition, he should have a track record of conducting high quality research in the field.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Science - (COS)
Department Mathematical Sciences - (COS)
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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12.  Postdoctoral Fellow in Plant Molecular Biology

Position Number 601858
Posting Number 3525
Job Description The successful candidate will work as Post-Doc in the Abu Dhabi International Virtual Research Institute for Food Security in the Drylands. This institute features a comprehensive and highly interdisciplinary R&D program and provides an international collaboration platform for researchers and stakeholders of the public and private food and agricultural sector. The virtual research institute strives to generate knowledge and technological innovation in support of food security in the UAE and other arid environments of the world. As part of one of its research themes, the institute is aiming to investigate the interaction between crops and plant growth promoting endophytes native to arid environments. The candidate will be involved in this research by establishing in vitro collection of cultivable endophytic microorganisms from roots of natural plant communities in the UAE. He/she will screen the isolates for their ability to confer tolerance to heat, salinity or drought in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. In addition, microbial isolates will be screened for their ability to solubilize rockphosphate. The most promising strains will be further evaluated for their impact on performance of selected greenhouse crop species cultivated in organic growth substrates identified by other teams from the VRI project. The candidate will monitor genome-wide changes in plant gene transcription and deploy reverse genetic tests on plant mutants to unravel some physiological processes and signal transduction pathways underlying microbially induced heat or drought tolerance in plants. The position is for nine months with the option of extension on an annual basis.


Minimum Qualification PhD in Plant Science, Plant Molecular Biology, Genomics and Biosciences. Biotechnology or a related scientific discipline.
Preferred Qualification Highly motivated candidates with a strong academic track record, and relevant experience in plant Genomics and molecular biology and microbiology are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be expected to conduct laboratory work related to Genomics, Transcriptomics, Functional Genomics of candidate genes related to abiotic stress tolerance, prepare manuscripts for publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, assist in supervising/monitoring undergraduate and graduate students.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience The required skills for the position are the ability to conduct field research, process samples for laboratory analysis, perform molecular biology experiments, and perform genomic analysis from microbiota. Prepare manuscripts for publication in high standard fitting, high impact referred journals, assist in supervising/monitoring undergraduate and graduate students. Candidate should demonstrate previous experience in the relevant research through involvement in similar research projects
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CAVM)
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
Salary 10000 - 12000 AED per month

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12.  Postdoctoral Fellow in Metagenomics

Position Number 601856
Posting Number 3524
Job Description The successful candidate will work as Post-Doc in the Abu Dhabi International Virtual Research Institute for Food Security in the Drylands. This institute features a comprehensive and highly interdisciplinary R&D program and provides an international collaboration platform for researchers and stakeholders of the public and private food and agricultural sector. The virtual research institute strives to generate knowledge and technological innovation in support of food security in the UAE and other arid environments of the world. As part of one of its research themes, the institute is aiming to investigate the interaction between crops and plant growth promoting endophytes native to arid environments. This research will deploy metabarcoding and multi-omics approaches. Invited are applications from candidates with experience in cDNA analyses, NGS library preparation and bioinformatic as well as statistical analyses (using R) of the big multi-omics dataset (metabarcoding/metagenomics/metatranscriptomics). We expect excellent oral and written communication skills in English, as well as the ability to maintain professional networks and collaborate efficiently in an international research environment. The candidate is expected to conduct fieldwork (soil and root collection) from an arid environment; process samples for biochemical and molecular lab work; bioinformatic and statistical analyses of big genomics datasets (both microbial and plant), timely manuscripts publication, and assist in supervising/ mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. This position is for one year with the possibility of extension on an annual basis.


Minimum Qualification PhD in biology, ecology, microbiology and bioinformatics with relevant background
Preferred Qualification Previous experience in cDNA analyses, NGS library preparation and bioinformatic as well as statistical analyses (using R) of the big multi-omics dataset (metabarcoding/ metagenomics/ metatranscriptomics) is highly preferred
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience The required skills for the position are the ability to conduct field research, process samples for laboratory analysis, perform metabarcoding and multi-omics approaches related to Plant-Microbial interactions and abiotic stress tolerance. Prepare manuscripts for publications in high standard fitting in high impact referred journals, assist in supervising/monitoring undergraduate and graduate students
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CAVM)
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
Salary 10000 - 12000 AED per month

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13.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601757
Posting Number 3412
Job Description One position is available for full-time Post-Doctoral Researcher at College of Agriculture and Veterinary, UAE University. The focus of the research is in area of Food Industry Waste and by-product Utilisation and Valorisation. The position is funded by the grant: “Resilient Agrifood Dynamism through evidence based policies-READY” supported by the Ministry of Education through the Collaborative Research Program Grant 2019. Funding is provided for three years.
Minimum Qualification The candidate is expected to have a PhD in Food Science, Food Technology, or a closely related field, from a reputable University. Previous post-doctoral and/or academic experience will be an asset. Indicatively, evidence of experience and impact of previous research can be provided through publication metrics (h-index, i-index, publication and citation numbers). The Post doc must have experience in new product development, recovery of bioactive compounds from food waste, edible films, extrusion technology and functional foods. Duties of the Post-Doc will include developing methods and optimising formulations for extruder based food products (for both human and animal consumption), optimising novel extraction methods for the recovery of bioactives from regionally important food waste, developing and improving formulations for novel, functional edible films and coatings. Significant input in the experimental design is expected. Significant input in dissemination of result through high quality research publication is expected. Significant input in the day-to-day supervision of 2/3 PhD students also employed through the grant is expected.


Preferred Qualification The candidate with PhD and post-PhD research in the area of Food waste and by-product utilization through novel strategies will be preferred. Evidence of experience in working in a multi-cultural setting is desirable. Excellent manuscript and project writing skills are highly required for this position.
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.-CAVM
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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14.  Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Number 601685
Posting Number 3309
Job Description The Physics department at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship to work in the field of computational physics. Candidates must have good experience with density-functional theory (DFT) packages such as VASP, Quantum Espresso and/or WIEN2k. The aim is to employ DFT to study the photonics, energy-storage and gas-sensing properties of 2D systems (Monolayers). The completion of a PhD degree in Physics or Materials Science is required. The appointment will be initially made for one year with possibility of extension for another year depending upon satisfactory performance. The nominal start date is as soon as possible. The position is located at the UAEU’s main campus in Al-Ain, about one and half hour drive from Abu-Dhabi. The UAEU is the largest and the top ranked public sector University of the United Arab Emirates. The application package should include a cover letter, updated CV, a brief description of the applicant’s current research activities and two letters of references.


Minimum Qualification PhD in Physics
Preferred Qualification Computational Physics
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Science - (COS)
Department Physics - (COS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
Salary 13000

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15.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601668
Posting Number 3290
Job Description The applicant is expected to mainly participate in a project in which Detection of COVID-19 Saliva Components by Cucurbit[8]uril-based Reduced Graphene Oxide Amine Functionalized Electrodes. However, other projects in supramolecular chemistry, and photochemistry will also be part of his/her work. The candidate appointment is for (6) months. The package includes a monthly allowance of AED 7,000. Medical insurance, Visa issuing, and tickets are covered.
Minimum Qualification Master
Preferred Qualification PhD
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Science - (COS)
Department Chemistry - (COS)
Job Close Date open until filled
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16.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601645
Posting Number 3283
Job Description The applicant is expected to mainly participate in a project in which liquorice extracts are chemically modified for the protection from seasonal COVID. However, other projects in supramolecular chemistry, biological, biomedical, medicinal, and clinical chemistry will also be part of his/her work. The candidate appointment is for one-year (6) months. The package includes a monthly allowance of AED 10,000. Medical insurance, Visa issuing, and tickets are covered.
Minimum Qualification PhD
Preferred Qualification PhD
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Special Instructions to Applicant
Division College of Science - (COS)
Department Chemistry - (COS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
Salary 10000

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17.  Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Number 601290
Posting Number 2740
Job Description Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral position with the research project on the application of artificial intelligence in data quality management and clinical decision Support. The project is a collaboration between The Mutaba’ah Study, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University. The primary aim of this project is to enhance data quality management methodologies and to automate clinical decision-making along with analyses required for evidence-based precision medicine. The successful candidate will work closely with the projects’ PIs to implement the research, supervise research assistants and PhD students, and analyzing, writing and publishing the research findings.


Minimum Qualification PhD degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.
Preferred Qualification Experience with clinical data processing, machine learning
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience - Extensive research experience in one or more of the following research areas: clinical data mining, text mining with natural language processing, clinical image mining. Advanced knowledge in deep learning based clinical data analytics is recommended. Experience in epidemiology and biostatistics will be an advantage. - Excellent analytical thinking and excel in the world of numbers, records and raw data. - Excellent programming skills in Python/Java/R. - Problem-solving and communication skills. - Ability to work independently and take initiative - Awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues. - Good interpersonal and team working skills
Special Instructions to Applicant Required documents for considering application: Cover letter, Latest CV and research statement
Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)
Department Information Systems &Security-(CIT)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Post-Doctoral
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