Research Associate

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Apr 2023

Position Overview

KU is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to work on joint medical imaging project between the college of engineering and the college of medicine. The tasks include devising deep learning models for 1) The detection of pancreatic area in MRI-CT scans, 2)The classification of the pancreatic area in MRI-CT scans into normal or abnormal cases.  The RA 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. Since the RA experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or Ph.D candidate, the RA tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their 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, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize a research plans if more inclined towards a industry leaser.

Position Requirements

  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering,  Computer Science or related disciplines
  • Research experience in deep learning and mechatronic
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria

  • Master’s degree in computer science or electrical engineering from a reputable university in or related discipline
  • Experience of undertaking assigned research tasks and contributing to academic outputs
  • A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to function as part of a team working on multiple tasks with competing demands and deadlines
  • Well-developed reasoning and problem-solving skills

Desired Criteria

  • Experience with deep learning development.,  project development

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team ( ).

Primary Location: Khalifa University - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job: Research Associate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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