Mechanical Engineering Faculty
Organization Name College of Engineering
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 three campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus, Masdar City Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter two housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Institute and Petroleum Institute,respectively.
The College of Engineering 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 Engineering is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to engineering 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 of the physical world and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering, which is an academic unit within the College of Engineering, is a dynamic and versatile academic unit focused on academic excellence and high-quality instruction. The Department relies on the diverse and international teaching and research experience of our faculty, and on the excellence of our staff, our students and our world class facilities, in addition to our outstanding industrial support. In addition to the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering, the Department offers MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, while the PhD program exposes the students to the forefront of contemporary research. Faculty research and teaching interests span all areas of contemporary mechanical engineering.
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The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Mechanical Engineering. Particular emphasis is for candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: manufacturing, energy and the environment, biomechanics, design and industrial automation; however excellent candidates will be considered in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering.
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 Mechanical Engineering or a 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.ku.ac.ae/pages/careers. This position will have a joining date of 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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