UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Instructor, Computer Science and Software Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
11 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2021
Ref
3037
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Description: The College of Information Technology (CIT) has engaged in an ambitious reorganization effort aiming to harness the prevalence of computing and the rise of artificial intelligence to advance science and technology innovation, for the benefit of society. Under its new structure, the College will serve as the nexus of computing and informatics at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). CIT will build on the strength of its current research programs to create new multidisciplinary research initiatives and partnerships, across and beyond the university campus, critical to its long-term stability and growth. CIT will also expand its education portfolio with new multidisciplinary degree programs, including a BSc. in Artificial Intelligence, a BSc. in a Data Science, a BSc. in Computational Linguistics, jointly with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, a MSc. in IoT, and a Ph.D. in Informatics and Computing. Also planned is a suite of online Microcredentials in emerging fields of study, including IoT, Cybercrime Law and Digital Forensics, Blockchains, and Cloud Computing.

About the Position:

We seek candidates with strong records in teaching programming and technology undergraduate curriculum courses. The successful candidates are expected to have experience in programming languages such as Java, Python, and C++. The candidates are also expected to complement and enhance the current strength of the Computer Science and Software Engineering department. It is desirable for the candidates to have knowledge in areas such as algorithms, NLP, software Engineering, virtualization, operating systems, databases, AI/ML, computer graphics/computer vision, bioinformatics, or others.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in computer science, information science or closely related areas from a recognized university.

Preferred qualifications include: 

  • Excellent knowledge of teaching the programming languages: Java, C++, and Python
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate.
  • Knowledge of software libraries, such as AI/ML, NLP, computer graphics/vision, software engineering, and database, is plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across multiple departments and programs.
  • Excellent writing/communication skills

The UAEU and CIT are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment and culture for students, staff, and faculty. Application Instructions: Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp (postings under CIT). The instructions to complete an application are available on the website.

A completed application must include:

  • A cover letter reflecting on your interest and alignment with CIT’s mission;
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae;
  • A teaching statement, describing teaching philosophy; and
  • The names and contact information for at least three recommenders.

Questions/enquiries should be addressed to Ms. Muna AlMazrouei. (m.almazrouei@uaeu.ac.ae)

About the UAEU:

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first academic institution in the United Arab Emirates. Founded by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1976, UAEU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and education. As the country’s flagship university, UAEU aims to create and disseminate fundamental knowledge through cutting-edge research in areas of strategic significance to the nation and the region, promote the spirit of discovery and entrepreneurship, and educate indigenous leaders of the highest caliber.

Minimum Qualification

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in computer science, information science or closely related areas from a recognized university.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Excellent knowledge of teaching the programming languages: Java, C++, and Python
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate.
  • Knowledge of software libraries, such as AI/ML, NLP, computer graphics/vision, software engineering, and database, is plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across multiple departments and programs.
  • Excellent writing/communication skills

Preferred Qualification

Experience with teaching Labs and hands-on courses in various Computing areas.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience  

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)
Department Computer Science&Software Eng-(CIT)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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