KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor in Computer Science

Location
Abu Dhabi (AE)
Posted
04 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
31 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Faculty –Computer Science (College of Sciences) – IRC 20469

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

College of Arts and Sciences

The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional industries in key themes such as Energy, Aerospace, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications. 

The College of Arts and Sciences is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. To serve this purpose, the College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.

About the Department

The Department of Computer Science is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences. The department runs an interdisciplinary, diverse but closely related set of courses that underpin and provide analytical context to technologically oriented degree programs across the University. The department provides ample opportunities for professional growth and for close interaction with our faculty and students.

Detailed information can be found at:
http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/college-of-science

The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Bioinformatics. Particular emphasis will be placed on candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: Genomics, data mining, next generation sequencing.

The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in above mentioned areas. The candidate must 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 peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, 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.

A PhD 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.  

Applicants should submit an online application at http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/careers.  This position will have a join date of August 2018 / or January 2019 . All applicants should submit an online application via the portal.  A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, cover letter, photo and the names and contact information of three references.  

Please submit your application before the deadline of 31st May 2018. 

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