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Assistant Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Assistant Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering

Abu Dhabi/Al Ain Campuses – Fall AY 2024/2025

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is a private, multi-campus university dedicated to meeting the needs for educational opportunities in the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries. The University is committed to offering challenging educational programs to all admitted students and program participants seeking a superior education regardless of their race, religion, color, gender, disability, or national origin. ADU promotes collegial, efficient, and effective management practices and is internationally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) in the USA. The university seeks and capitalizes upon opportunities to cooperate with peer institutions worldwide and applies state-of-the-art learning technologies in modern facilities.

The College of Engineering (CoE) grew rapidly in the number of programs offered, the number of faculty, and the number of students. Today, the College became the largest private engineering college in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi with over 3000 students. With a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the College offers the largest and most diverse number of programs for any engineering college in the country. The curricula of our programs are designed according to international standards and best practices in world-class universities. Engineering and IT programs in the College that have already graduated more than one cohort of students have either received or expected to receive in a couple of months, ABET accreditation. Our dedicated faculty are prudently chosen from top engineering schools 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 international universities and is supported in research by two Centers of Excellence. We provide all means of success to our students and equip them with the necessary values, knowledge, and skill they need to prove themselves in today's highly competitive market.

CoE is currently inviting applications for faculty appointment in Industrial and Systems Engineering for Fall of Academic Year 2024-2025. Appointment at the level of Assistant Professor is expected based on qualifications and relevant experience. Applicants with experience in two areas or more are encouraged to apply: Ergonomics, Quality and safety Engineering, Operation Research, Facilities Planning, and Supply Chain Management.

Faculty Role:

Faculty members report to the Department Chair and Dean and participate in the growth and development of the University. Faculty members will be engaged in teaching in the undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs, involved in research activities, and committed to university service.

Qualifications and Requirements:

An earned doctorate from an accredited institute in Industrial and Systems Engineering research from a top 200 university in QS ranking. Bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering with experience in two areas or more: Ergonomics, Quality and safety Engineering, Facilities Planning, Operation Research, and Supply Chain Management. A record of outstanding achievement in research in terms of both quality and impact. Successful university teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is a plus. 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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