Assistant Professor in Petroleum Engineering

Institute of Applied Technology, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Polytechnic (ADP) was established by the Institute of Applied Technology in 2010 to offer as a dual educational-professional training system with multiple high-tech specializations to produce technologists and engineers to serve the UAE industrial workforce required for Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Specifically, the polytechnic vision is to create skilled professional technologists and engineers capable of performing at the highest international standards to build a knowledge-based economy in the UAE.

AD Poly Petroleum engineering program integrates theoretical knowledge with labs and on-campus practice and implements On-Job-Training (OJT) to strengthen students’ practical skills. In addition, students spend a few months in the industry during their OJT program which is an excellent opportunity for them to get exposed to real life workplace. The program guarantees the graduates a prestigious job towards gaining an accredited (by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the UAE) Applied Bachelor in Petroleum Engineering Technology or Oil and Gas Process Engineering Technology with Higher Diploma as a possible higher exit. In addition to Bachelor degree, students graduate from this program with, at least, two international certificates in different disciplines such as: Health and Safety at Work (HSW); and Petroleum Drilling. Our curricula reflect adherence to established national and international accreditation standards.  

Applicants should possess earned PhD degrees in Petroleum Engineering or a closely related engineering field. Consideration will be given to only those who have a distinguished record in teaching and clear vision in research relevant to the mission of the Petroleum Engineering Division at Abu Dhabi Polytechnic.

  • Experience in supervising graduate students research projects is desirable
  • Experience in upstream and/or downstream industry is a definite plus.

We offer a tax free salary package with excellent benefits that includes housing allowance, educational allowance for dependent children, annual travel allowance for the staff and dependents, and medical care. For more information, please visit our website at: or

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

CVs can be submitted Please quote the Job Number JAC15

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