Research Assistant in GIS

University of Dubai College of Engineering and Information Technology

The College of Engineering and Information Technology invites applications for the post of a Research Assistant in the MBRSC Lab at the University of Dubai. The duration of the contract is for 1 year and the commencement of employment will be as soon as possible. The Research Assistant should have a Bachelor or Master degree in GIS from a reputable University. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in remote sensing with knowledge of ArcGIS software and data processing.


  • Utilizing the ArcGIS Pro to generate value added products (such as disaster management reports and environmental studies).
  • Analyzing spatial data using ArcGIS software.
  • Discovering patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data.
  • Designing digital maps with geographic data and other data sources.
  • Preparing Geodatabase structure and data schema.
  • Producing maps showing the spatial distribution of various kinds of data.
  • Performing data mining and cleaning to convert data into its desired form.
  • Producing reports on geographic data utilizing data visualizations.
  • Managing a digital library of geographic maps in various file types.
  • Converting maps/design drawings and related information into different formats, including the interpretation of survey bearings and distances to properly input new data to appropriate GIS and/or CAD layer for reference.
  • Creating & managing GIS and/or CAD data documents and quality assurance (QA/QC) procedures and technical reports.

University of Dubai is a fast growing institution of higher education with a wide range of academic, research and training programs in Engineering and Information Technology, Business and Law. The University of Dubai is part of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and its academic degree programs are recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education. More details about the MBRSC Lab at University of Dubai can be found at:

Candidates must send an up-to-date CV to the following email:
Amitha Marie Philip Email: