Research Assistant in United Arab Emirates University AbuDhabi,AbuDhabi,UnitedArabEmirates

Website United Arab Emirates University

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About the job

The successful applicant will work as a research assistant (RA) on a project studying insecticide resistance in house flies and mosquitos in the UAE. The RA will do the following tasks: (1) Conduct field work including travelling for mosquito and fly sample collection from different areas in the UAE, (2) Conduct laboratory work including insecticide bioassays, sample processing, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, gel electrophoresis and other lab tasks, (3) Perform data entry into computer and participate in data analysis, (4) Collect and sort references and participate in manuscript writing, (5) Work with graduate students in the field and the laboratory as well as with the Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre teams, (6) Organize the laboratory and conduct inventory, and (7) Keep track of the laboratory records (purchasing, waste recycling, maintenance).

Master’s degree in Entomology or Zoology

Desired Skills and Experience

The successful applicant should have excellent English writing and speaking skills. In addition, the applicant should have good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint). Has at least one research paper on mosquitoes or house flies published in a first-tier indexed peer-reviewed journal.

Company: United Arab Emirates University

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: AbuDhabi,AbuDhabi,UnitedArabEmirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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