Research Associate in Social Sciences

Ajman University

Research Associate in Social Sciences


Location: AE

Company: Ajman University

The Humanities and Social Sciences Research Centre at Ajman University is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Research Associate to join our dynamic team. As a Research Associate, you will report to the Head of the Research Centre and work closely with faculty and researchers on various projects within the humanities and social sciences domains. You will play a crucial role in conducting research, analysing data, and contributing to the development of scholarly publications. This is a full-time position that offers the opportunity to collaborate with experts in the field and make a meaningful impact on academic research.


1. Research Support:

   - Collaborate on research projects.

   - Conduct literature reviews

   - Collect and organize data using various research methods and tools.


2. Data Analysis:

   - Perform statistical analysis and interpret research data using relevant software and techniques.

   - Perform qualitative analysis.

   - Prepare comprehensive research reports and summaries for various projects.

   - Contribute to the development of research papers and publications.


3. Project Management:

   - Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of research projects.

   - Manage project timelines and ensure that research activities are conducted efficiently.

   - Assist in obtaining research grants and funding opportunities.

   - Assist in organising the meetings and workshops.


4. Collaboration and Communication:

   - Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to facilitate a multidisciplinary approach to research.

   - Communicate research findings through presentations, reports, and academic publications.

   - Participate in the organisation of conferences and academic events to network and present research findings.

-Participate to the Newsletter’s editing.


5. Compliance and Ethics:

   - Ensure that research activities comply with university policies, ethical standards, and regulations.

   - Maintain research data integrity and confidentiality as required.



- A Ph.D. degree in a relevant field within the humanities or social sciences.

- Strong research skills and a solid understanding of research methodologies.

- Proficiency in data analysis tools and software.

- Excellent communication and writing skills.

- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a research team.

- Prior experience in academic research and publication is an advantage.

-Being bilingual or trilingual is an advantage.

-Experience in writing Research Grants proposals is a main advantage.


Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to the Human Resources Department at Ajman University:


1. Cover letter detailing your qualifications and research experience.

2. Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.

3. Copies of academic degrees.

4. A list of research publications.