Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Faculty

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
06 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Organization Name        College of Engineering

About University

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.

Brief Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the oldest academic unit within the College of Engineering with a long tradition on academic teaching and research excellence. Its undergraduate academic programs are ABET accredited and diverse, with tracks that focus on  electrical, electronic, communications,controls, instrumentation, automation, power, software, and computer Science. It also offers high-calibre graduate programs on both Masters and PhD level and has an established record of successfully completed projects in cutting-edge research themes.

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Detailed Description

The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Electrical Engineering and Computer . Particular emphasisis for candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: computer science, software, machine learning, big data, antennas, security, and embedded systems.

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 the matic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.

Job Requirements

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.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit an online application at (  This position will have a join date of August 2020. 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.

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