Open Rank Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Khalifa 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.

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 Electrical and Computer Engineering is the oldest academic unit within the College of Engineering with a long tradition on academic teaching and research excellence. Its undergraduate academic programs are ABET accredited and diverse, with tracks that focus on electrical, electronic, communications, controls, instrumentation, automation, power, software, and computer engineering. It also offers high-calibre graduate programs on both Masters and PhD level and has an established record of successfully completed projects in cutting-edge research themes.

Detailed information can be found at: http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/department-of-electrical-and-computer-engineering/13396

The department invites applications for a faculty position in all ranks and in a discipline relevant to Electrical and Computer Engineering. Particular emphasis is for candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: computer engineering, software, antennas, security, nanotechnology, embedded systems.

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. 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 15th December 2017.

Employee Benefits
Khalifa University offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience. Components of the compensation package include:

  • Base Wage
  • Cost of Living
  • Educational Assistance
  • Medical Plan
  • Travel Allowance
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Housing Loan 

Great Working Environment
Faculty members at Khalifa University enjoy a unique opportunity to contribute to Abu Dhabi’s ambitious 2030 vision to transition to a knowledge-based economy. Innovation is at the heart of what Khalifa University provides, and faculty members enjoy ample opportunity to produce research and seek relevant funding opportunities. With a strong commitment to research and teaching facilities, the University is an integral part of the UAE’s national ambition to advance science and technology throughout the UAE and the region at large.

Faculty members also benefit from a multicultural environment where faculty and staff come from over 40 countries. Additionally, Khalifa University has active partnerships across government agencies, corporations, NGOs and other universities across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.