Professor / Assistant / Associate - Civil Infrastructure and Environment Engineering

United Arab Emirates (AE)
28 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Civil Infrastructure and Environment Engineering Faculty – IRC45589

Khalifa University of Science and Technology

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 two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing the two internationally renowned research institutes, Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

College of Engineering

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, 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.

About the Department

The Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environment Engineering, an academic unit within the College of Engineering at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and knowledge through teaching, research and outreach in the areas of Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Urban Infrastructures, Construction Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.

Detailed information can be found at:

The Department invites applications for faculty positions in the associate or full professor rank from candidates with demonstrable experience in the following fields: Structural Engineering, Coastal Engineering and Engineering Hydrology.

The candidates are expected to:

  • have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in the above mentioned areas
  • 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
  • provide service to the department, the university, and the profession
  • be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.

Job Requirement

A Ph.D. 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 Spring 2021 or Fall 2021. All applicants should submit an online application via the portal.  A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, cover letter, photo, the names and contact information of four references and copies of 5 research papers representative of the candidate’s best work.

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