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Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Job Ref IRC44529
Job Title Research Assistant
Organization Name Temp researcher Internal fund
About University Khalifa University of Science and Technology

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 AbuDhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has three campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus, Masdar City Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter two housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Institute and Petroleum Institute, respectively.

Brief Description To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research on developing reliable experimental and computational techniques to account for the influence of asphalt pavement temperature on skid resistance measurements in UAE. The Research Assistant tries his/her best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance his/her career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, and the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda.
Detailed Description Strategic Responsibilities Be responsible for laboratory/field tests for the simulation of tire-pavement interaction and the prediction of the influence of test wheel temperature on skid resistance measurementsOperational Responsibilities1. Measurement of physical/morphological properties and mechanical behavior of local paving materials.2. Skid resistance and rolling resistance measurements in the lab as well as on the field test sections in Abu Dhabi.
Job Requirement Required QualificationsBSc on Civil/Pavement Engineering.Required ExperiencePreference will be given to candidates with previous experience in laboratory experiments in Pavement Engineering.
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