KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Position

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Ref
IRC15635
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About University

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.

Brief Description

College of Engineering

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 Engineering is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to engineering 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 of the physical world and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.

Detailed Description

About the Department

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.  Its ABET-accredited undergraduate program has a current enrollment of approximately 650 students.  At the MSc level, the department offers degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, while the PhD program exposes the students to the forefront of contemporary research.  Faculty research and teaching interests span all areas of contemporary mechanical engineering. 

Detailed information can be found at: http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/department-of-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: advanced materials and manufacturing, energy and the environment, biomechanics, design and industrial automation; however excellent candidates will be considered in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering. 

Job Requirements

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 Mechanical Engineering or a 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. 

How To Apply

Applicants should submit an online application at http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/careers

This position will have a join date of August 2018. 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  July 2018.

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