Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
18 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Organization Name Khalifa University of Science and Technology      

About University            

Khalifa University of Science and Technology aims to be a world-class, research-intensive institution in Aby Dhabi. Its mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Its vision is 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-based 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, Materials Science, 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 excellence in science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. 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. Our ambition is to become an internationally-recognized centre of research excellence and for research-led teaching.      

Detailed Description            

The Department of Chemistry is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences comprising some 25 faculty members and laboratory staff.  The Department offers a BSc. in Chemistry (with tracks in Environmental, Materials and Forensic Chemistry) that was launched in August 2017. The department is also responsible for teaching chemistry to students majoring in engineering disciplines as well as those pursuing the KU Pre-Medicine Bridge program. There is also a well established MSc in Applied Chemistry program. 

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The department is dedicated to supporting excellence in chemical education and research to meet the strategic needs of Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the international community. We are committed to teaching and developing the next generation of scientists through a strong, innovative teaching program that equips students with skills that are useful whatever their choice of career. All our students have the opportunity to take part in cutting-edge projects which are part of the substantial research activity undertaken by Faculty members in chemistry.

Job Requirements            

The Department invites applications for faculty positions at the Lecturer / Senior Lecturer ranks. A minimum of a Master degree in a chemical science is required together with three years (eight years for a Senior post) teaching experience preferably in pre-eminent institutions of higher education. Preference will be given to candidates with experience of teaching chemistry either at an introductory (sub-degree/1st year) level or of supporting the teaching and provision of analytical techniques such as spectroscopy or chromatography. There is no expectation that an independent chemistry research group will be set up although an interest in developing and applying recent research in chemical education will be an advantage      

How To Apply            

Applicants should submit an online application at . The position is available as soon as possible.

All applicants should submit an online application via the portal. A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching 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 (

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