Open Rank Faculty Position
Reference No. IRC45549
Job Title Open Rank Faculty Position
Posting Date 28-Sept-2021
Department Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is the oldest academic unit within the College of Engineering with a long tradition of excellence in academic teaching and research. Its undergraduate academic programs are ABET-accredited and diverse, focusing on computer science, computer, and electrical engineering. It also offers high-caliber Master’s and Ph.D. programs. It has an established record of successful projects in cutting-edge research themes.

Detailed information can be found at: 

Detailed Description

The Department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering. Particular emphasis is for candidates with interests in one or more of the following areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Software
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Security
  • 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 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 Ph.D. 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 This position will have a join date of Spring 2022 or Fall 2022 . All applicants should also submit an online application via the portal. 

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