Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Dynamics and Control or Astrodynamics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
08 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University invites applicants for a faculty position in the areas of Dynamics and Control or Astrodynamics. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in one of the announced areas (Dynamics and Control or Astrodynamics) from a reputable western university. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. The applicant must have proven teaching experience in the following subjects within the both the Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Programs: Flight Dynamics and Control, Space Systems Design, Astrodynamics and Attitude Dynamics and Control. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualification

Ph.D in related fields from an internationally recognized University and proven record of publication in top-ranked journals and relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Experience in aerospace materials and participation in industrial projects are preferred.

Division College of Engineering - (COE)
Department Mechanical & Aerospace Eng.-(COE)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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