Assistant or Associate Professor (Renewable, Sustainable Energy or Nuclear Engineering)

United Arab Emirates (AE)
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: UAE

Organization Name:   United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) 

About University:    United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE. 

In its drive to achieve international research stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked #5 in the Arab World and #350 worldwide. 

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand.  UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence. 

Job Category     Academic - Faculty

Job Type     Permanent

Assistant or Associate Professor (Renewable, Sustainable Energy or Nuclear Engineering) (299925) 

Job Description     
The UAE University Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for an Assistant/Associate position in the area of Thermo-Fluids (emphasis on nuclear engineering) beginning in the fall semester 2019. Candidates are expected to have Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering obtained from reputable university. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellent skills in research and in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Relevant industrial experience will be considered as an advantage. Research and publications in the area of nuclear engineering is preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to teach traditional Thermo-Fluids courses, in addition to courses in the aerospace area. Experience in CFD and the ability to supervise Fluid and Thermal Engineering Lab courses will be an added value. UAEU faculty members are expected to advise students, perform administrative tasks required to maintain ABET accreditation, and contribute quality service at the professional level. They are also expected to develop and sustain internally and/or externally funded research in their areas of expertise, publish their research findings in well recognized journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.” 

Minimum Qualification     
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field related to nuclear / mechanical engineering. The ability to teach undergraduate courses in mechanical engineering is a must. 

Preferred Qualification   
Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Research in nuclear engineering area is preferred. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     
Assistant or Associate Professor level. 

Special Instructions to Applications     
Interested Candidates should apply through the University website (https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp

Division     College of Engineering - (COE) 

Department     Mechanical Engineering - (COE) 

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