Biomedical Engineering Faculty Position
College of Engineering
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 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.
About the Department
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), which is an academic unit within the College of Engineering, offers a unique undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering, which was ABET accredited in 2015. The BME Department aspires to attain a leadership position in biomedical engineering research, education and innovation in line with the Abu Dhabi 2030 plan.
The BME Department houses state of the art electrophysiology, human movement, cell culture, tissue engineering, molecular biology and genetics laboratories as well as a zebra fish laboratory in the UAE. The Department has a vibrant team of internationally experienced faculty who have been very successful in attracting research funding over a number of years. The first cohort of Master’s students graduated in 2016 and a major drive to increase graduate enrolments at MSc and PhD level is in progress.
Detailed information can be found at http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/department-of-biomedical-engineering
The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks, and while exceptional candidates in any discipline relevant to Biomedical Engineering are sought, particular emphasis is for candidates with background in one or more of the following areas: Biomechanics (Musculoskeletal or Tissue), Biomaterials, Human Movement Analysis, Biorobotics, Bionics and Neuroengineering, Neurophysiology, Medical Imaging, Computational Modelling in Biomedical Systems or closely related areas of Biomedical Engineering.
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.
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).