Open Rank Faculty Position
Reference No. IRC45529
Job Title Open Rank Faculty Position
Posting Date 11-Oct-2021
Department Department of Biomedical Engineering
Organization Name College of Engineering
About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

Brief Description

The BME Department houses state of the art electro physiology, 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. 


Detailed information can be found at:

Detailed Description

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 (Musculoskeletalor Tissue)
  • Biomaterials
  • Human Movement Analysis
  • Biorobotics
  • Bionics and Neuroengineering
  • Neurophysiology
  • Medical Imaging
  • Computational Modeling in Biomedical Systems
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Affective Computing
  • Active and Healthy Ageing
  • Advance Biosignal Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in Health
  • IoT-Wearable Biomedical Sensors
  • Closely related areas of Biomedical Engineering


It should be noted that the highest priority is placed at the specific areas of Medical Imaging using AI/ML, IoT-Wearable Biomedical Sensors, Biorobotics and Human Movement Analysis.


The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in the above-mentioned areas. The candidate must also 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’s research priority areas.

Job Requirements

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 and also submit an online application via the portal. 


These positions will have a join date of Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. 

How To Apply A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, cover letter, photo, the names and contact information of four references, and copies of 5 research papers representative of the candidate’s best research contributions.
Open Rank Faculty Position