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Open Rank Faculty Position

Open Rank Faculty Position

Job Ref IRC31950
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 Nuclear Engineering was launched in September 2010 andoffers Nuclear Engineering as an undergraduate minor, MSc degree program, and aconcentration within the PhD program in Engineering. These programs have beendeveloped to support the UAE’s nuclear power program, launched in December 2009with the acquisition of four APR 1400 MW nuclear power reactors from theRepublic of Korea. These reactors are planned to go operational between 2017and 2020.  In providing these programs, Khalifa University is supportingthe key nuclear stakeholders – Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC),Nawah Energy Company and the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR).In all programs, education is underpinned by research directed to meeting theneeds of the stakeholders through five nuclear research clusters; ReactorDesign and Analysis, Materials Science, Instrumentation and Control/HumanFactors, Environmental and Waste Management and Security and Safeguards. The University’s Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) is alsosupported by our faculty and is primarily focused on education, research andtechnical services related to interfaces between Security, Safeguards andSafety.Detailedinformation can be found at: http://www.ku.ac.ae/pages/department-of-nuclear-engineering/The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranksand in any discipline relevant to Nuclear Engineering. Particular emphasis isfor candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: nuclear radiationmetrology and its application in areas of nuclear safety, security andsafeguards.Thecandidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated byrelevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in theabove mentioned areas. The candidate must possess excellent communicationskills. 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 also expected to beinvolved in thematic research within one or more of the university researchpriority 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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