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Open Rank Faculty Position

Open Rank Faculty Position

Job Ref IRC31969
Job Title Open Rank Faculty Position
Organization Name College of Engineering
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 The College of Engineering isdistinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversificationwithin Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment withgrowing regional industries in key themes such as Energy, Aerospace,Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications. The College of Engineering is avibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated toengineering education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. Toserve this purpose, the College empowers students with a great sense ofpurposeful academic curiosity of the physical world and appreciation of thesocial and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.
Detailed Description The Department of BiomedicalEngineering (BME), which is an academic unit within the College of Engineering,offers a unique undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering. The BMEDepartment aspires to attain a leadership position in biomedical engineeringresearch, education and innovation in line with the Abu Dhabi 2030 plan.The BME Department houses stateof the art electrophysiology, human movement, cell culture, tissue engineering,molecular biology and genetics laboratories as well as a zebra fish laboratoryin the UAE. The Department has a vibrant team of internationally experiencedfaculty who have been very successful in attracting research funding over anumber of years. The first cohort of Master’s students graduated in 2016 and amajor drive to increase graduate enrolments at MSc and PhD level is in progress.Detailed information can be found at http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/department-of-biomedical-engineering/The department invites applicationsfor faculty positions in all ranks, and while exceptionalcandidates in any discipline relevant to Biomedical Engineering are sought,particular emphasis is for candidates with background in one or more of thefollowing areas: Biomechanics (Musculoskeletalor Tissue), Biomaterials, Human Movement Analysis, Bio robotics, Bionics andNeuroengineering, Neurophysiology, Medical Imaging, Computational Modeling inBiomedical Systems, Computational Neuroscience, Affective Computing, Active andHealthy Ageing, Advance Bio signal Processing, Artificial Intelligence/MachineLearning in Health, Wearable biomedical sensors or closely related areas ofBiomedical Engineering.The candidate is expected to havea strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications inhigh-impact journals, and teaching experience in above mentioned areas. Thecandidate must possess excellent communication skills. Successful candidates are expected toteach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain activeresearch programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impactprofessional journals, and provide service to the department, the university,and the profession.Successful candidates are alsoexpected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of theuniversity research priority areas.
Job Requirement A PhD orequivalent doctorate in related discipline from an accredited institution isrequired.  Preference will be given tocandidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminentinstitutions of higher education.
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