UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Associate/ Assistant Professor, Integrative Agriculture

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
15 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2021
Ref
3003
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Integrative Agriculture seeks to fill a position at the level of Associate / Assistant Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities in the area of Aquaponics (Aquaculture and Hydroponics).

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program in Aquaculture and Hydroponics. The individual will manage, expand and advance aquaponic systems in the college and apply cutting edge developments for establishing a state-of-the-art facility for research, education and training. Capability to develop model systems for industry and small- scale farmers is desirable. Experience in technology transfer and extension activities will be an added advantage. The candidate will develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor M.S. and Ph.D. students, and maintain high level of research productivity.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have a PhD in aquaculture, aquaponics, hydroponics or allied areas. Postdoctoral experience is desirable and industrial experience in aquaponics production is preferred. A proven track record of research as evident from extramural research funding and impactful publications is essential. Experience in graduate mentoring and undergraduate teaching is expected

Preferred Qualification

Postdoctoral experience is desirable and industrial experience in aquaponics production is preferred. A proven track record of research as evident from extramural research funding and impactful publications is essential. Experience in graduate mentoring and undergraduate teaching is expected.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAEU offers excellent benefits in the form of tax-free salary, housing, health benefits, education allowance for children, paid summer break, and return ticket for the family once a year to country of permanent residence.

APPLICATION

Please submit as a single PDF file the following:

  • A Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of intent with background and qualifications and work philosophy
  • A statement of research accomplishments and interests
  • A statement describing teaching experiences
  • Names and contact information (email) of 3-4 references (letters will be requested after first screening of applications)

All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae.

Special Instructions to Applicant

All enquiries may be sent to cfa-recruitment@uaeu.ac.ae.

Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CAVM)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty