Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Positions in Aerospace Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Thursday, 26 September 2019
Saturday, 26 October 2019
IRC31909
Permanent
Full Time

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Positions in Aerospace Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

About the Department

The Department of Aerospace Engineering, which is an academic unit within the College of Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, offers a unique undergraduate degree program in Aerospace Engineering, which was ABET accredited in 2015. The Department also has a growing graduate student population, with students enrolled on both Masters and PhD programs. Currently the Department has fourteen faculty, undertaking research in areas that include computational and experimental aerodynamics, combustion dynamics, astronautics, astrodynamics, space mission design, damage detection, materials and structures, manufacturing and miniature UAVs.

Detailed information can be found at:

http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/department-of-aerospace-engineering/

The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors) and in any discipline relevant to Aerospace Engineering.  While exceptional candidates in any discipline relevant to aerospace engineering are sought, particular emphasis is for top candidates with background in one or more of the following areas: spacecraft design and space mission analysis, space systems and technologies, spacecraft attitude dynamics and control, astronautics, experimental and/or computational aerodynamics, atmospheric flight dynamics, aerospace design, and aerospace structures and materials.

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 PhD or equivalent doctorate in related discipline 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 http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/careers . All applicants should submit an online application via the portal.  A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, cover letter, photo 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 (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae)