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Civil Engineering Faculty, Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering, UAE

About Khalifa University: With campuses in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, Khalifa University is dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and to the discovery and application of knowledge. It endeavours to be an internationally recognised research university, with a world class reputation for interdisciplinary teaching and research and a tradition of partnering with leading academic institutions from around the world.

The University actively develops an international network of partners, faculty members, and research programs to advance regionally relevant research and innovation in the UAE and the region at large.

About the Department: The position, based in Khalifa University’s Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering Department, will start in Spring or Fall 2015. Rank is open.

The responsibilities of faculty members shall be an appropriate combination of:

  • Dissemination of knowledge through undergraduate and/or graduate teaching; and
  • Research, scholarly or other creative activities; and
  • Academic service.

About the Role:

  • Teaches at undergraduate level in subject areas.
  • Prepares teaching material including course outline, syllabus and lesson plans. Revises the subject matter on a regular basis as appropriate for the subject;
  • Contributes to the development, planning and implementation of high quality curriculum;
  • Uses up-to-date instructional technology and ensures the delivery is clear and consistent;
  • Develops and improves their scholarly competence and effectiveness as teachers within their area of expertise.

Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities

  • Carries out research and produces publications, or other research output, in line with personal objectives agreed in the review process.
  • Engages in scholarly or creative activities in their area of expertise and makes results available for critical peer review;
  • Identifies and successfully bids for external funding and grants;
  • Actively raises the Department and Faculty’s profile, internally and externally.

Academic Services

  • Contributes to departmental or University-wide working groups or committees as requested;
  • Contributes to student recruitment, retention and placement efforts;
  • Fosters service by contributing to the community at large in participatory, developmental and advisory capacity;
  • Supports and participates in student organization activities.

About The Person:
Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in Civl Engineering or a related field.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Research Statement
  3. Teaching Statement

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