Open Rank Faculty Position
Reference No. IRC45589
Job Title Open Rank Faculty Position
Posting Date 28-Sept-2021
Department Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environment 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 Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environment Engineering, an Academic unit within the College of Engineering at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and knowledge through teaching, research and outreach in the areas of Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Urban Infrastructures and Planning, Construction Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering, and Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.

Detailed information can be found at:

Detailed Description

The Department invites applications for Faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks from candidates with demonstrable experience in the following fields:

  • Structural Mechanics
  • Urban Planning
  • Hydrology
  • Climate Change and Modeling

The candidates are expected to:

  • Have a strong research potential demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in the above mentioned areas. 
  • Posses 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.
  • Provide service to the Department, the University, and the profession.
  • Be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.

The positions are open for Assistant Professor and Associate Professor ranks. 

Job Requirements

A PhD or equivalent doctorate in a 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


These positions will have a join date of Spring 2022 and Fall 2022. All applicants should 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