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Assistant Professor (Thermo-Fluids / Energy)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-553

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The UAE University Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the area of Thermo-Fluids / Energy beginning in the Fall semester 2020 (Mid-August 2020). Candidates are expected to have Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering obtained from reputable western university. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellent skills in research and in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Relevant industrial experience will be considered as an advantage. Successful candidates will be expected to teach traditional Thermo-Fluids courses, in addition to courses such as 'Thermal System Design', 'Renewable Energy', 'Energy Management', and 'Aerodynamics'. Experience in CFD and the ability to supervise Fluid and Thermal Engineering Lab courses will be an added value.

UAEU faculty members are expected to advise students, perform administrative tasks required to maintain ABET accreditation, and contribute quality service at the professional level. They are also expected to develop and sustain internally and/or externally funded research in their areas of expertise, publish their research findings in well recognized journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.

The application package; which should be submitted online; should include a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled."


Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field related to thermo-fluids, energy, or renewable energy. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualification
Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Topics of PhD may include either experimental work or CFD simulation. Research related to aerospace is also preferred.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Assistant Professor level, fresh PhD holders.

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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