Job Details
Posting Date
16/02/2021 Expiry Date 16/03/2021 Job Reference Number: 1595-2021-02-16T14:55:32
Engineer-Laboratory
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Computing & Informatics
Department Computer Engineering
Job Purpose

Manages and supports the proper functioning and development of the Computer Engineering Laboratories. Directs the preparation of lab experiments as advised by the course professor, coordinates the set-up of required tools, and ensures calibration and proper functioning of equipment. Instructs and demonstrates to students the proper techniques for Lab experiment, lab safety and the use and operation of lab equipment. Assists faculty and graduate students in conducting research experiments and helps undergraduate students in doing their course and final-year projects. Trains and directs the work of students who work in the laboratories as “student employment”. Takes initiatives to design new experiments or find inexpensive solutions for getting robust test results. 

Main accountabilities & expectations

  1. Provides professional technical assistance to students, faculty, and other authorized laboratory users for the safe and secure usage and operation of all required Laboratory equipment.
  2. Provides effective technical assistance in preparing the Laboratories by ensuring that the required equipment is available, functional, properly assembled, and safe to use.
  3. Provides assistance to Faculty involved in Laboratory teaching in conducting the experiments and projects that require usage of the laboratories.
  4. Participates in upgrading laboratories and updating course experiments' manuals.
  5. Help in grading laboratory reports.
  6. Maintains an inventory of laboratory equipment and other material to ensure that there is enough stock to guarantee the proper functioning of the laboratories at all time.
  7. Periodically prepares laboratory orders for equipment, consumable material, furniture, etc. by providing lists of required items with proper specifications.
  8. Maintains lab in organized way.
  9. May perform other duties related to the nature of his/her job as assigned by the department and college.


Job Specific Accountabilities
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Required Skills
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Preferred Qualification & Experience

  1. B.Sc. in Computer Engineering or related fields; (M.Sc. degree is preferred).
  2. Experience in working in an academic or a higher education with similar settings (preferred).
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills in Arabic and English.
  4. Motivated, can work independently as well as within a team environment in efficient way.


Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

  • Maintaining the functionality of all equipment's and instruments.
  • Performance in the lab.
  • Professional relationships with faculty members; adheres to department and college policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Contribution in the departmental activities


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all