Researcher (Desalination and Water Treatment) via Nature

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA)

Dubai - United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪

JOB TYPE: Researcher
HOURS: Full Time
DURATION: Fixed Term

Researcher – Desalination and Water Treatment, Dubai

Position Code: 521211
Area: Desalination and Water Treatment
Field: MSc in a related discipline e.g. Water Treatment, Env. or Chemical Engineering etc

The DEWA R&D Center is looking for a researcher in the area of Desalination and Water Treatment. The candidate should have an experience in the area of engineering research that includes conducting pilot study and gathering primary pilot data. The candidate must be familiar with the main unit operations and equipment for heat- and mass-transfer. In particular, with the equipment to be used for desalination and water treatment, e.g. with equipment for heat-exchange, multimedia filtration, ion exchange, membrane separation, etc. The candidate must be acquainted with the principal measuring instruments and monitoring devices. He must have an experience in the evaluation of performance characteristics of unit equipment.

The candidate should be comfortable working as member of a dynamic, research-oriented group with several ongoing concurrent projects across multiple areas, but should also able to manage individual tasks independently. Unconventional thinking and the ability to conduct innovative research across disciplines are highly desirable qualities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • MSc in a related discipline e.g. Water Treatment, Env. or Chemical Engineering etc.
  • – General modeling and simulation skills (e.g. Matlab, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MSc in a related discipline e.g Water Treatment, Env. or Chemical Engineering etc.
  • Scopus-indexed publication record
  • Experience with optimization and programming packages (GAMS, Python, R, Matlab)

To apply

To apply, send your cover letter, CV, list of publication and patent, recommendation letters, and other supporting documents (if any) to R&D Recruitment R&[email protected]. Subject Line of the email should be “ Application for Researcher – Desalination and Water Treatment – position code 521211.

About the employer

The package offered is in line with regional and global standards. DEWA is one of the largest enterprises in the UAE, offers a dynamic work environment, internationally competitive salary packages, and living in the vibrant city of Dubai. The DEWA R&D Center is housed in a state-of-the-art lab facility located at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park, one of the largest of its kind in the world.