Professor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Mathematics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
27 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

ORGANIZATION NAME    College of Arts and Science


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 two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.


The College of Arts and Sciences 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 is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students, and staff who are dedicated to science 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 and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.


The Department of Mathematics is an amazingly vibrant academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences comprising some 30 academics. The Department offers a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics, launched in August 2015, with concentrations in Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Mathematical Biology. The Department is also responsible for teaching mathematics and statistics to students majoring in engineering disciplines.

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Applications from outstanding candidates are invited for faculty positions in all ranks in the areas of interest of the Department, which include Industrial Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Financial Mathematics, and Mathematical Biology. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related area. Candidates must also have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.


The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in the 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 Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in related disciplines 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.


A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.

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