UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor in Arid Land Agriculture

Location
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Posted
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2019
Ref
308440
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 

Associate Professor in Arid land Agriculture (308440)  

Job Description     
The Department of Arid land Agriculture seeks to fill a position at the level of Associate Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities in the area of Aquaponics (Aquaculture and Hydroponics).

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program in Aquaculture and Hydroponics. The individual will manage, expand and advance aquaponic systems in the college and apply cutting edge developments for establishing a state-of-the-art facility for research, education and training. Capability to develop model systems for industry and small- scale farmers is desirable. Experience in technology transfer and extension activities will be an added advantage.

The candidate will develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor M.S. and Ph.D. students, and maintain high level of research productivity. 

Minimum Qualification     
Applicants must have a PhD in aquaculture, aquaponics, hydroponics or allied areas. Postdoctoral experience is desirable and industrial experience in aquaponics production is preferred. A proven track record of research as evident from extramural research funding and impactful publications is essential. Experience in graduate mentoring and undergraduate teaching is expected. 

Preferred Qualification     
Postdoctoral experience is desirable and industrial experience in aquaponics production is preferred. A proven track record of research as evident from extramural research funding and impactful publications is essential. Experience in graduate mentoring and undergraduate teaching is expected. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     
SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAEU offers excellent benefits in the form of tax-free salary, housing, health benefits, education allowance for children, paid summer break, and return ticket for the family once a year to country of permanent residence.

APPLICATION Please submit as a single PDF file the following:

  • A Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of intent with background and qualifications and work philosophy
  • A statement of research accomplishments and interests
  • A statement describing teaching experiences
  • Names and contact information (email) of 3-4 references (letters will be requested after first screening of applications) All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae

Special Instructions to Applications     
All enquiries may be sent to cfa-recruitment@uaeu.ac.ae. and Candidates should apply through the University website (https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp

Division     College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA) 

Department     Arid land Agriculture - (CFA) 

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