UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate Professor, College of Information Technology

Expiring today

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
04 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2022
Ref
3213
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, critical to its long-term stability and growth, across and beyond the university campus. CIT will also expand its education portfolio with the creation of 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 Applied AI, IoT, Cybercrime Law and Digital Forensics, Blockchains, and Cloud Computing.

About the Position

We seek faculty candidates with strong research record in all areas of Information Security and Privacy, with a special emphasis on the theoretical foundations applications of information Security and cryptography, including network and IoT security, Secure Could Computing, and Security aspects in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. The successful candidates are expected to complement and enhance the current strength of the department in cyber security related areas, including healthcare security, digital forensics, blockchain applications, data privacy, cryptography systems, and to contribute to the teaching and research in these areas. Candidate Qualifications Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science, information science or closely related areas from a recognized university.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Established record of high quality research publications in internationally recognized journals and conferences.
  • Demonstrated experience in securing research grants and contracts.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and student supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across multiple departments and programs.

The successful candidate’s rank will be determined based on current academic position and experience. The positions will remain open until filled. 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 research statement, describing current and future research;
  • A teaching statement, describing teaching philosophy; and
  • The names and contact information for at least three recommenders.

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

About the Position

We seek faculty candidates with strong research record in all areas of Information Security and Privacy, with a special emphasis on the theoretical foundations applications of information Security and cryptography, including network and IoT security, Secure Could Computing, and Security aspects in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. The successful candidates are expected to complement and enhance the current strength of the department in cyber security related areas, including healthcare security, digital forensics, blockchain applications, data privacy, cryptography systems, and to contribute to the teaching and research in these areas.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science, information science or closely related areas from a recognized university. Preferred qualifications include:

  • Established record of high quality research publications in internationally recognized journals and conferences.
  • Demonstrated experience in securing research grants and contracts.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and student supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across multiple departments and programs.

Preferred Qualification

Strong research record in all areas of Information Security and Privacy, with a special emphasis on the theoretical foundations applications of information Security and cryptography, including network and IoT security, Secure Could Computing, and Security aspects in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. The successful candidates are expected to complement and enhance the current strength of the department in cyber security related areas, including healthcare security, digital forensics, blockchain applications, data privacy, cryptography systems, and to contribute to the teaching and research in these areas.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Faculty rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The positions will remain open until filled.

Division College of Information Tech. -(CIT)
Department Information Systems &Security-(CIT)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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