Open Rank Faculty Position

Open Rank Faculty Position

Job Ref IRC32289
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 Collegeof Arts and SciencesThe Collegeis distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economicdiversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its closealignment 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 educationand innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. To serve this purpose, theCollege empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosityand appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidlychanging world.
Detailed Description About the DepartmentThe Department of Humanities and Social Sciences ispart of the College of Arts and Sciences and runs an interdisciplinary, diversebut closely related set of courses that underpin and provide analytical contextto science and technology oriented degree programs across the University. Ourcourses include Business/Management, Accounting/Finance,Innovation/Entrepreneurship, Economics, Islamic Studies and Arabic Language,Sociology, History, Psychology, and Communication, among others.  Thedepartment also offers a Master’s degree in International and Civil Security.
Job Requirement The candidate is expected to have a strong researchpotential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, andteaching experience in above mentioned areas. The candidate must possessexcellent communication skills. Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate andgraduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead topeer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provideservice to the department, the university, and the profession.Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematicresearch within one or more of the university research priority areas.A PhD or equivalent doctorate in 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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