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Laboratory Assistant, Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Khalifa University

Job Description

Laboratory Assistant, Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Lab Assistant is responsible to assist instructors and faculty during lab tests and experiments as well as provide excellent lab services and work closely with students and faculty during lab lessons and experiments.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

  • Before an experiment, process specimens and prepare the proper experimental set up.
  • Prepare and put in place equipment and instruments scheduled for use during laboratory teaching sessions, such as microscopes, test tubes and calibrated glass flasks
  • Assist instructors in the classroom/laboratory concurrently with preparation for lecture or discussion
  • Assist students with work in labs and students' lab assignments;
  • Assist the students on how to handle chemical spills, dispose of broken glassware and get rid of nonhazardous and chemical waste safely.
  • Ensure that students adhere to the lab dress code and wear protective gear, such as safety goggles, during experiments.
  • After the session, clean and maintain the lab and equipment
  • Monitoring all of the supplies used in the lab and restocking them as needed.
  • Ensure maintenance of records for lab equipment and supplies
  • Ensure stock of equipment and consumables within a pre-set level of expenditure;
  • Provide regular, accurate, and timely feedback concerning student behavior, attendance, etc.;
  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process;
  • Contribute to the continued innovation and development of the program;
  • Work closely with direct supervisor to provide excellent lab services to faculty, students and researchers
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities



Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • An Associate Degree or Diploma in a related field.

Required Experience


  • A minimum 3 years of relevant experience.

UAE Nationals:

  • A minimum of 0-1 year of relevant experience

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Senior Support
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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