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Faculty Member in Engineering Management and Project Management

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Faculty positions in Engineering Management and Project Management

Abu Dhabi Campus and Dubai Campus - Fall AY 2024/2025

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is a private, multi-campus university dedicated to meeting the needs of university education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the neighboring countries. ADU was ranked in 2023 as a 301-350 university in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE), the Number 1 university in the UAE in the teaching pillar, and Number 1 in the UAE in graduate employability by THE. ADU is internationally accredited by WASC in the USA, ABET, AACSB, EQUIS, RIBA, and APHEA. The university has developed research cooperation with top peer institutions worldwide and applies state-of-the-art learning technologies in modern facilities.

The College of Engineering (CoE) is the largest engineering college in the UAE, with currently over 3000 students. With a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the College offers one of the largest and most diverse plans for engineering studies in the country. The curricula of our programs are designed according to international standards and best practices in world-class universities. Engineering programs at the College are ABET accredited and our engineering faculty carry degrees from top universities in North America and Europe. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities provide a great environment for student learning. The College has received significant distinctions and awards nationally and internationally. It has MOUs and research collaboration with several top international universities and is supported in research by Centers of Excellence. The College provides all means of success to faculty and equips students with values, knowledge, and skills to distinguish themselves in the market.

CoE is currently inviting applications toward multiple faculty appointments in the Graduate Programs in Engineering Management (MEM) and in Project Management (MPM) for the Fall of Academic Year 2024-2025. Two faculty appointments will be for the Abu Dhabi campus and one for the Dubai campus. Priority will be given at the Assistant and Associate Professor’s level, although highly qualified candidates at the level of full Professor are also encouraged to apply. We are interested in applicants with expertise in the following areas: Industrial Engineering, Project & Contract Management, Total Quality Management; and Operations management, total quality management, operations management, and MIS.

Questions or further information can be addressed to:

Dr. Evan K. Paleologos, Director of MEM and MPM,

Deadline to submit application: The positions are open until filled

Faculty Role:

Faculty members report to the Director of the MEM and MPM programs and the Dean and participate in the growth and development of the programs, the College, and the University. Faculty members will be engaged in teaching in the postgraduate MEM and MPM programs, involved in research activities, and committed to university service.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • An earned doctorate from an accredited institute in engineering from a top 200 university in the QS ranking.
  • Ph.D. degree in Engineering with experience in two areas or more: Ergonomics, Quality and Safety Engineering, Facilities Planning, Operation Research, Supply Chain Management, Project & Contract Management, Total Quality Management; Finance and Accounting, Economics and Marketing, Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior; Operations Management and MIS
  • A record of distinguished achievement in research in terms of both quality and impact.
  • University teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Experience in working with people from different ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills, a commitment to the importance of scholarship and diversity, a spirit of entrepreneurship, and an understanding of the role of the university in economic development.
  • Familiarity with the new teaching media, visual communication, and the need to equip students with the varied skills they must have to succeed in an ever-changing media environment.


  • Competitive tax-free compensation & benefits package.


Abu Dhabi University is a leading institution of higher education dedicated to academic excellence and shaping future leaders. With a strong commitment to innovation, research, and community engagement, we provide a vibrant and transformative learning environment for students.

Our university offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including business, engineering, arts and sciences, healthcare, and more. We strive to provide our students with a well-rounded education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills, preparing them to excel in their chosen fields.

At Abu Dhabi University, we take pride in our world-class faculty who are renowned experts in their respective fields. They are committed to delivering high-quality education and engaging students through interactive teaching methods.

Research and innovation are integral to our institution's DNA. We actively encourage faculty and students to participate in groundbreaking research projects that address real-world challenges. Our state-of-the-art research facilities and partnerships with industry leaders enable us to drive innovation and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

Community engagement is a core value at Abu Dhabi University. We believe in making a positive impact on society through various initiatives, such as volunteering programs, community service projects, and partnerships with local organizations.

With a strong emphasis on holistic development, we offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, sports, and clubs to foster personal growth and build a sense of community among our students.

Abu Dhabi University is committed to excellence, innovation, and preparing students to become leaders who can make a difference in the world.

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Abu Dhabi
PO BOX 59911
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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