American University of Ras Al Khaimah
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Research Associate

Job Description and Requirements

Minimum qualifications/requirements

• Master of Electrical Engineering / Communications and Electronics from an accredited university with research experience in Antennas and sensors.  

• Experience with specialized software (HFSS, Cadence, Autocad, MATLAB).

• Satisfactory academic progress, as defined by the supervisor

Responsibilities of the Research Associate include the following:

• Frequently visit Masdar Institute for consultation, data collection and measurements on RF sensors

• Conduct literature reviews

• Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations

• Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project

• Manage and respond to project related email

• Co-Supervise undergraduate students working on the research project (maintaining records on assignment completion, acting as liaison/mediator between the undergraduate students and the faculty researcher)

• Attend project meetings

• Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary

• Summarize project results

• Prepare progress reports for the PI and funding agency

• Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations

The position is a full time position for 2 years.  The RA is eligible for a one month leave with pay per year and a salary that is commensurate with qualifications and experience.