Open Rank Faculty Position

Open Rank Faculty Position

Job Ref IRC31971
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 TheDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, which is an academic unit within theCollege of Engineering, is a dynamic and versatile academic unit focused onacademic excellence and high-quality instruction.  The Department relies on the diverse andinternational teaching and research experience of our faculty, and on theexcellence of our staff, our students and our world class facilities, inaddition to our outstanding industrial support. In addition to the undergraduateprogram in Mechanical Engineering, the Department offers MSc degrees inMechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, while the PhDprogram exposes the students to the forefront of contemporary research.  Faculty research and teaching interests spanall areas of contemporary mechanical engineering.  Detailed information can be found at:http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/department-of-mechanical-engineering/The department invites applicationsfor faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to MechanicalEngineering. Particular emphasis is for candidates with a background in one ormore of the following areas: manufacturing, energy and the environment,biomechanics, design and industrial automation; however excellent candidateswill be considered in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering. Thecandidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated byrelevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in abovementioned areas. The candidate 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 Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline from anaccredited institution is required. Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/orprevious service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education.
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