Research Assistant in Architecture/Urban Design

8 months ago

United Arab Emirates University

Abu Dhabi
Associate, Entry level

About Us

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

About the Role

Job Description Research Assistant position in Architecture/Urban Design. The successful applicant will work within a research project “Community Wellbeing: Localizing Walkability Score Measures for Urban Neighbourhoods in the UAE” for 12 months with a PI from Architectural Engineering Department, College of Engineering. He/she Will - Conduct field observations of the pattern of usage of local neighborhood amenities in selected sites in Al Ain, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. - Perform Cartographical GIS, UNA and UMI analyses to map the patterns of use of local amenities. - Prepare, administer, and analyze Questionnaire Surveys. - Write reports and prepare presentations and posters. Minimum Qualification MSc/BSc degree in Architecture Engineering or related field. The applicants must have a very strong command of English with very evident proficiency in scientific writing. Proficiency in various CAD software packages, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office is essential. Preferred Qualification Strong background in data analysis. Working knowledge of ArcGIS or similar GIS packages. Special Instructions to Applicant Candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and statements of research/consultancy skills related to the area of expertise.

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