Chemistry Faculty Position
Organization Name College of Science
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, Materials Science, 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. Our ambition is to make the University an internationally-recognized center of research excellence and for research-led teaching.
About the Department
The Department of Chemistry is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences comprising some 20 academics. The department offers a new B.Sc. in Chemistry, launched in August 2017 and an MSc in Applied Chemistry. The department is also responsible for providing teaching in chemistry to students majoring in engineering disciplines.
The Department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Chemistry. Particular emphasis is placed on candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: Biological Chemistry, Nanosciencem Synthetic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry
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.
An earned PhD or equivalent doctorate in 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 January 2019/ August 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. Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae).