Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
25 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Open Rank Faculty - Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, which is an academic unit within the College of Engineering, is a dynamic and versatile academic unit focused on academic excellence and high-quality instruction. The Department relies on the diverse and international teaching and research experience of our faculty, and on the excellence of our staff, our students, and our world-class facilities, in addition to our outstanding industrial support. In addition to the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering, the Department offers M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, while the Ph.D. program exposes the students to the forefront of contemporary research. Faculty research and teaching interests span all areas of contemporary mechanical engineering.

The Department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Mechanical Engineering. Particular emphasis is for candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: robotics, dynamic, control energy, and the environment with a particular emphasis on low-GWP technologies and sustainability; however, excellent candidates will be considered in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering.

The candidates are expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in the above-mentioned areas. The candidates must possess excellent communication skills.


A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in related discipline 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.

Required experience:

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 (

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

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