Professor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
28 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


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 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is the oldest academic unit within the College of Engineering with a long tradition on academic teaching and research excellence. Its undergraduate academic programs are ABET-accredited and diverse, with tracks that focus on electrical, electronic, communications, controls, instrumentation, automation, power, software, and computer engineering. It also offers high-calibre graduate programs on both Master’s and Ph.D. level and has an established record of successfully completed projects  in cutting-edge research themes.
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The Department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Particular emphasis is for candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: computer science, software, machine learning, big data, antennas, security, and embedded systems. The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in 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’s 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.

Applicants should submit an online application at This position will have a join date of Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. All applicants should submit an online application via the portal. 


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

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