Research Assistant United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) Al Ain
Al Ain
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) Al Ain
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Job Description

The Department of Biology at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is recruiting a full-time research assistant to join a research project investigating the mechanisms of sperm storage in female elasmobranch fishes (sharks and rays).

This is a two-year position with an anticipated start date in mid to late spring, 2019.

Duties will primarily involve the preparation and processing of elasmobranch reproductive tissues for light microscopy, transmission electron microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.

There will be some fieldwork involved but this is mainly a lab based position. Full training will be provided, but applicants with previous histological experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualification

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant biological discipline (e.g. zoology, anatomy, physiology).
  • A good working knowledge of light microscopy.
  • An ability to live and work in a diverse, multicultural environment.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Full driving license.
  • Preferred Qualification

  • M.Sc. in a relevant biological discipline.
  • Experience in histological tissue processing and microtomy (paraffin and resin systems).
  • Experience with histochemical stains.
  • Experience with image-analysis software.
  • A good working knowledge of scanning and transmission electron microscopy.
  • Extensive knowledge of vertebrate reproductive systems and strategies.
  • About the Company

    Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students.

  • As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges : Business and Economics;
  • Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science.

    With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-

    learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

    As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world.

    The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments.

    UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

    UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region.

    Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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