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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Civil Infrastructure

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
17 Jan 2024


Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in engineering, science, and medicine, and to be a catalyst toward Abu Dhabi’s vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Petroleum Institutes.

About the Department

The Department of Civil Infrastructure & Environment Engineering, an academic unit within the College of Engineering at Khalifa University is dedicated to the advancement of learning and knowledge through teaching, research, and service and outreach activities. For more details, visit:

The Department invites applications for multiple open-rank faculty positions outlined above. The candidates are expected to have teaching experience to support Khalifa’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, a strong research potential demonstrated by relevant publications and citations in high-impact journals, and possess excellent communication skills. Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead to high-impact publications, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.


Open Rank-Multiple Faculty Positions in Construction Engineering & Management, Material Engineering, Transportation & Urban Planning-Design, and Water Resources Engineering.

A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate from an accredited institution is required in the related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education. Previous relevant professional practical experience is desirable. Familiarity with advanced concepts and tools of AI, GIS, data science/analytics, machine learning, and computer modeling are of particular interest. Successful candidates are expected to seek internal and external funding, engage with local and international stakeholders, and support service & outreach activities. Consideration for applications is immediate until the positions are filled. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three references' names and contact information. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 15, 2023. 

Construction Engineering & Management

Teaching and Research in Construction Engineering & Management, Project Management & Contract Administration, Construction Disputes Resolution, Project Control & Life Cycle, Project Planning, Scheduling and Control, Cost Estimation, Operations Research in Construction, Lean Construction, Construction Planning & Simulation, BIM, Sustainability in Construction, Construction Safety & Risk Management.

Materials Engineering

Teaching and Research in Construction Materials (Concrete, mortars and grouts, asphalt and bituminous), Pavement Design and Analysis, Asphalt Materials Behavior & Performance, Viscoelasticity, Fiber-Reinforced Polymers, and Applications of Nanomaterials in Civil Engineering.

Water Resources Engineering

Teaching and Research in Surface and Groundwater Hydrology, Urban Hydrology, Hydrological & Climate Change Modeling, Food-Energy-Water Nexus, Water Data Science & Hydro-informatics, Water Resources Management, Policy & Planning, Hydraulics & Fluid Mechanics, Flood Modeling & Urban Storm Water Engineering Applications, Sustainable & Resilient Water Resources Infrastructure.

Urban & Transportation Planning & Design

Teaching and innovative cross-disciplinary research that tackles emerging engineering, social, and/or behavioral problems in Urban & Transportation Planning & Design: Transportation & Urban Economics, Transportation & Land Use Planning, Transportation Policy & Planning, Green Mobility, Public Transportation Systems, Urban Network Analysis, GIS applications & Modeling.

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

Primary Location: Abu Dhabi UAE
Job: Faculty
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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