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Research Assistant Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Title: Research Assistant

Company: KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Research/Development, Science

ORGANIZATION NAME    Temp Researcher Internal Fund

ABOUT UNIVERSITY

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

The Research Assistant is expected to provide high-quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication, thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.

They should have the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Strategic Responsibilities

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Center for Biotechnology at Khalifa University are looking to recruit a research assistant to make a positive contribution to our research team and contribute to the research project in Precision Medicine. This is an exciting role in which the post holder will have the ability to work in the areas of precision medicine, genomics, and pharmacogenomics, as well as ensure an efficient flow of project tasks and operations.

Operational Responsibilities

Assist in the recruitment process of the study’s participants and perform participants’ surveys/questionnaires
Assist in sample/data collection and analysis
Perform sample preparation, DNA extraction, quality control, and genetic analysis
Work as part of a team and independently manage daily work within the work sequence pipeline
Regularly meet with the Advisor to present the research results to the Advisor, discuss the development and troubleshooting of research techniques, discuss direction and focus of the research, and to express mutual expectations and research goals
Publish research results in a journal appropriate to the field in a timely manner, and perhaps present findings at the scientific meetings
Assist in the preparation of project/research reports
Assist in the organization of seminars/workshops in the area of precision medicine
Contribute to the overall activities of the research team and the department, as required
Perform other similar or related duties as and when assigned by the Advisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Support and participate in research activities
Contribute to the research center, faculty, or University-wide working groups or committees as requested
Foster service by contributing to the community at large in participatory, developmental, and/or advisory capacity

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or any related science major program.
A minimum of 2 years of experience is required. Candidate must be able to work independently.

Required Experience

All applicants must demonstrate a proven track record of, or high potential for, high-quality scientific research, as evidenced by their publication records and/or letters of recommendation.
Candidates interested in translational research and entrepreneurship are enc…

 

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