KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Professor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Mathematics

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
26 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
24 May 2022
Ref
2200001J
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Open Rank Faculty - Mathematics

Description

Department of Mathematics

About the University

In 2017, UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, issued a decree to merge the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, and The Petroleum Institute under one university called the Khalifa University of Science and Technology (Khalifa University).
Khalifa University is now a comprehensive research-intensive university with three colleges, three research institutes, 20 research centers, and 36 departments covering a broad range of disciplines in science, engineering, and medicine. The internationally top-ranked university is the one university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.

Khalifa University’s world-class faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning experience to students from the UAE and around the world. The university brings together the best in science, engineering and medicine in the UAE, to offer specialized degrees that can take promising high school graduates all the way to top-rated doctorate degree holders.
It will continue to evolve with the UAE’s rapidly developing national goals and needs and nurture the innovation ecosystem required for the country’s targeted knowledge economy transformation.

College of Arts and Sciences

The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional sectors in key industries such as Energy, Aerospace, Financial Services, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications.

The College of Arts and Sciences 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.

About the Department

The Mathematics Department hosts a vibrant community of scholars who actively engage in research and development within rapidly emerging scientific fields. Research in the Mathematics Department is funded by local and international agencies. The department is actively working on setting up and developing modern experimental and computing research facilities. The department offers a BSc in Applied Mathematics and Statistics with two optional concentrations in Financial Mathematics and Mathematical Biology. Students may choose to complete a broad program of study leading to the award of the BSc degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, or select one of the two concentrations in order to focus their final year in the program on a particular area of application.

Mathematics Department faculty are members of prestigious worldwide professional organizations such as ACS, AMS, APS, IEEE, MRS, SIAM, AAPT and others, and several are winners of prestigious peer-reviewed research awards. The department is committed to disseminating mathematical knowledge through innovative teaching, excellence in research and friendly learning environment. This is an open-rank position at the professorial (Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level). Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematical-sciences related field. The successful candidate will have strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, as well as college-level teaching experience in their area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in preeminent institutions of higher education.

Job Requirements

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in a Mathematics related discipline from an accredited institution is required.  
  • Assistant Professor - Minimum of 3 years’ experience relevant to the position and proven research potential.
  • Associate Professor -Minimum of 8 years teaching experience or postgraduate research experience, out of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor.
  • Professor -Minimum of 10 years teaching and postgraduate research experience, out of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate Professor and have demonstrated high standards in teaching, advising, and research.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education.  

The successful candidate is expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active research program that leads to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

 Applicant should indicate which positions they are applying in their covering letter. Successful applicants should be available to take up the posts in August 2022. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2022. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, cover letter, photo and the names and contact information of three references.  

Employee Benefits

Khalifa University offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience. Components of the compensation package include:

  • Base Wage
  • Cost of Living
  • Educational Assistance
  • Medical Plan
  • Travel Allowance
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Housing Loan

Great Working Environment

Faculty members at Khalifa University enjoy a unique opportunity to contribute to Abu Dhabi’s ambitious 2030 vision to transition to a knowledge-based economy. Innovation is at the heart of what Khalifa University provides, and faculty members enjoy ample opportunity to produce research and seek relevant funding opportunities.  With a strong commitment to research and teaching facilities, the University is an integral part of the UAE’s national ambition to advance science and technology throughout the UAE and the region at large. Faculty members also benefit from a multicultural environment where faculty and staff come from over 40 countries. Additionally, Khalifa University has active partnerships across government agencies, corporations, non-governmental organizations and other universities across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in a Mathematics related discipline from an accredited institution is required.  
  • Assistant Professor - Minimum of 3 years’ experience relevant to the position and proven research potential.
  • Associate Professor -Minimum of 8 years teaching experience or postgraduate research experience, out of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor.
  • Professor -Minimum of 10 years teaching and postgraduate research experience, out of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate Professor and have demonstrated high standards in teaching, advising, and research.

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Faculty
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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