Professor, Chemistry

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Monday, 9 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Organization Name        Khalifa University of Science and Technology

About University

Khalifa University of Science and Technology aims to be a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi. Its mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Its vision is to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE's rapidly developing knowledge-based economy.

The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional industries in key themes such as Energy, Materials Science, Aerospace, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications. The College of Arts and Sciences is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to excellence in science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. The College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world. Our ambition is to become an internationally-recognized centre of research excellence and for research-led teaching.

Brief Description

The Department of Chemistry is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences comprising some 25 faculty members and laboratory staff. The Department offers a BSc. in Chemistry (with tracks in Environmental, Materials and Forensic Chemistry) that was launched in August 2017. The department also teaches chemistry to students majoring in engineering disciplines as well as those pursuing the KU Pre-Medicine Bridge program. There is also a well established MSc in Applied Chemistry program and a PhD program is in development.

Detailed Description

Detailed information can be found at:

The department is dedicated to supporting excellence in chemical education and research to meet the strategic needs of Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the international community. We are committed to teaching and developing the next generation of scientists through a strong, innovative teaching program that equips students with skills that are useful whatever their choice of career. All our students have the opportunity to take part in cutting-edge research projects which are part of the substantial research activity undertaken by Faculty members in chemistry.

The Department invites applications for faculty positions at the Full Professor rank. A minimum of a doctoral degree in a chemical science is required together with an outstanding, externally-recognized record of scholarship in a pre-eminent institution of higher education.

Job Requirements        

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a high standard and significant record of institutional, professional, and community service, leadership in research, teaching and service, and the successful receipt and management of funded research projects, including the supervision of research staff and students. Applications in all areas of chemistry are welcome but preference will be given to candidates with research interests in environmental radiochemistry, inorganic chemistry or biological/medicinal chemistry.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit an online application at . The position is available as soon as possible. All applicants should submit an online application via the portal.

A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, cover letter addressing the job description, photograph and the names and contact information of three references.

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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