Professor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tuesday, 12 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 11 November 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.


The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, which is an academic unit within the College of Engineering, offers five degree programs; B.Sc. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, M.Sc. in Engineering Systems and Management, M.Sc. in Sustainable Critical Infrastructure, M.Eng. in Health, Safety and the Environment, in addition to the Ph.D. degree. The Department undertakes cutting-edge research and educates students in areas such as Energy and Sustainability, Supply Chain and Logistics, Operations Research and Analytics, Manufacturing Systems, Healthcare Engineering Management, System/Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, and Urban planning.

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The Department is particularly interested in motivated candidates (open rank) with expertise in one or more of the following areas: operations research analytics, logistics and transportation, quality and reliability engineering, production systems and automation sciences, occupational safety and ergonomics, smart buildings and cities, and urban planning.

The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in above-mentioned areas. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills. Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.


A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in related disciplines from an accredited institution is required. Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education.
Applicants should submit an online application at This position will have a join date of Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. All applicants should submit an online application via the portal. 


A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.

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