KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Faculty, Geosciences

Location

AE      

Organization Name

College of Science, Geosciences      

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors 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 economy.

Brief Description            

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, 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 science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. To serve this purpose, 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.

http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/bsc-in-petroleum-geosciences

Detailed Description            

The Petroleum Geosciences Graduate Program at Khalifa University offers students the opportunity to pursue M.Sc. ad Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Geosciences.

The Petroleum Geosciences Department at Khalifa University is an internationally recognized center of excellence in education and research in petroleum geology and geophysics, and will be the leading university center of geosciences education, continuing education, and research in the Middle East. The Petroleum Geosciences Department provides high-quality education in geology and geophysics to prepare students for a wide range of successful and socially and ethically responsible professional careers.

The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Geosciences.

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.

Job Requirements            

A PhD or equivalent doctorate in Sedimentary geology 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.       

How To Apply            

Applicants should submit an online application at http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/careers. This position will have a join date of January 2019/ August 2019. 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).

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