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Open Rank Faculty Position

Open Rank Faculty Position

Job Ref IRC31872
Job Title Open Rank Faculty Position
Organization Name College of Arts and Science
About University Khalifa University of Science and Technology

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 AbuDhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has three campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus, Masdar City Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter two housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Institute and Petroleum Institute, respectively.

Brief Description College of Arts and SciencesThe 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 Arts and Sciences is a vibrant communityof academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to science 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 and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.
Detailed Description About theDepartmentAt the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, we offer students a modern educational program leading to a B.Sc. degree in Petroleum Geosciences.We have a strong research effort focused on local and regional geology. The EarthGeosciences Graduate Program at Khalifa University offers students theopportunity to pursue M.Sc. ad Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Geosciences. The Department of Earth Sciences at Khalifa Universityis an internationally recognized center of excellence in education and researchin petroleum geology and geophysics, and will be the leading university centerof geosciences education, continuing education, and research in the MiddleEast. The Earth Sciences Department provides high-quality education in geology and geophysics to prepare students for a wide range of successful and socially and ethically responsible professional careers.
Job Requirement The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, andteaching 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.Successfulcandidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.A PhD orequivalent doctorate in Geosciences with expertise in structural geology and related disciplines 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.  Proven field mapping experience and or proficiency in geo-mechanics will be considered a plus.
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