Assistant Professor

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-791

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The College of Science (COS) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites highly qualified individuals to apply for a faculty position in hydrogeology. The COS seeks candidates who can contribute to its growing undergraduate and graduate programs in Geosciences through excellence in teaching and research.

Candidates are expected to have a teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.

The College has undergraduate degrees in geosciences, chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematical science. The college is also home to many MSc and PhD programs. The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the nation's premier research university in the UAE and is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).

The application package should include a full curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and future research interests, evidence of excellence in research, and the names and contact information for three letters of reference. English is the language of instructions and communication in the COS.

The job package covers, in addition to the position salary, accommodation, family medical insurance, children's education benefits up to three children, and yearly roundtrip air tickets for the faculty and his/her family, as well as end of service benefits.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in hydrogeology or a closely related field, demonstrated record of research accomplishments in hydrogeology. Practical, industrial, or other experience related to any of the areas above is a plus.

Preferred Qualification
Candidates are expected to have teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. Experience in programing and modelling is a plus.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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