Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-901

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The College of Information Technology (CIT) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites highly qualified individuals to apply for a faculty position in Information Systems and Security. The CIT seeks candidates who can contribute to the growth of its undergraduate and graduate programs through excellence in teaching, research, and community service. Candidates who leverage and innovate in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and use interdisciplinary approaches to advance research in the areas of Informatics and Cybersecurity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The candidates are expected to demonstrable strong research capability that enables him/her to develop and sustain internally and/or externally funded research programs in their respective areas of expertise. The candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, designing and revising program curricula, and developing undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate must have research interests in the general area of Informatics and Cybersecurity with a focus in Information and System Security, IoT, cloud computing, and their applications in healthcare data privacy, and information security governance.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science, information technology or a closely related field, demonstrated record of research accomplishments in any of the above-mentioned topics, experience in writing and securing grants, as well as effective and innovative teaching. Practical or industrial experience related to any of the areas above is a plus. Faculty rank is commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

The College offers undergraduate degrees in computer science, computer engineering, information security, and information technology. The college is home to four master programs in information security, information technology management, software engineering. The college also has one doctorate program in computing and informatics. UAEU is the nation's premier research university in the UAE and is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). For more information about the UAEU and the College of Information Technology.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
The candidates are expected to demonstrable strong research capability that enables him/her to develop and sustain internally and/or externally funded research programs in their respective areas of expertise. The candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, designing and revising program curricula, and developing undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate must have research interests in the general area of Informatics and Cybersecurity with a focus in Information and System Security, IoT, cloud computing, and their applications in healthcare data privacy, and information security governance.

Preferred Qualification
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science, information technology or a closely related field, demonstrated record of research accomplishments in any of the above-mentioned topics, experience in writing and securing grants, as well as effective and innovative teaching. Practical or industrial experience related to any of the areas above is a plus. Faculty rank is commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

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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