UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor, Geology

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
04 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2021
Ref
2755
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The College of Science (COS) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites highly qualified individuals to apply for a faculty position in computational geosciences alternatively Terrestrial Planetology. The COS seeks candidates who can contribute to its growing undergraduate and graduate programs in Geosciences through excellence in teaching and research. Candidates are expected to have a teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The College has undergraduate degrees in geosciences, chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematical science. The college is also home to many MSc and PhD programs. The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the nation’s premier research university in the UAE and is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). The application package should include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and future research interests, evidence of excellence in research, and the names and contact information for three letters of reference. English is the language of instructions and communication in the COS. The job package covers, in addition to the position salary, accommodation, family medical insurance, children’s education benefits up to three children, and yearly roundtrip air tickets for the faculty and his/her family, as well as end of service benefits. All applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp. For problems/questions with the online application system, please contact Prof. Hasan Arman (harman@uaeu.ac.ae).

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computational geosciences or terrestrial planetology or a closely related field, demonstrated record of research accomplishments and experience in writing and teaching. Practical, industrial, or experience related to any of the areas above is a plus.

Preferred Qualification

Candidates are expected to have teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. Experience in programing and modelling is required and further experience in application of artificial intelligence and machine learning is a plus.

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Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Science - (COS)

Department Geology - (COS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

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