Job Details
Posting Date
15/11/2021 Expiry Date 15/12/2021 Job Reference Number: 1761-2021-11-15T08:28:15
Postdoc – Business and Islamic Finance Research Group
Category Research
College Departments
Department Research Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Purpose

The Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (RIHSS) is seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Researcher. The researcher will work within Business and Islamic Finance Research Group (BIFRG) in RIHSS and assist its members in relevant research projects. The researcher will also be responsible for assisting with:

  • Searching pertinent scientific literature as needed
  • Collecting, preparing and analyzing data
  • Developing and designing research protocols
  • Guidance to junior research assistants and students in the group


Main accountabilities & expectations

Consistent with UoS policies, regulations, and work procedures, the candidate shall assist the research team at Business and Islamic Finance Research Group in:

  • Collaborating with research group members and support them internally in line with their ongoing projects and articles
  • Actively developing appropriate external contacts and networks relevant to the projects and to future funding opportunities
  • Producing research reports and/or publications as required by the research group
  • Training research assistants and students.
  • To attend and contribute relevant meetings
  • Presenting research outcomes in conferences and workshops
  • Performing any other related tasks as requested

Job Specific Accountabilities
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Required Skills --
Preferred Qualification & Experience

  • PhD in Economics /Finance or related fields
  • Experience in analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and writing results
  • Experience in energy / environmental economics and finance is preferred


Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

The candidate shall have:

  • Relevant publications and research experience
  • Experience in managing research projects and submitting applications for external grants
  • Communication and writing skills in English
  • Advanced proficiency in the econometric software programs, i.e. R, STATA and MATLAB


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all