Assistant Professor, College of Information Technology job with UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

job description

The description

The College of Information Technology (CIT) has embarked on an ambitious reorganization effort to harness the prevalence of computing and the rise of artificial intelligence to advance scientific and technological innovation, at the benefit of society. Under its new structure, the College will serve as the nexus between IT and IT at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). CIT will build on the strength of its current research programs to create new multidisciplinary research initiatives and partnerships, essential to its long-term stability and growth, across and beyond the university campus. CIT will also expand its education portfolio with the creation of new multidisciplinary study programs, including a BSc. in Artificial Intelligence, a BSc. in Data Science, a BSc. in Computational Linguistics, jointly with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, an MSc. in IoT and a Ph.D. in Computing and Computer Science. A suite of online microloans is also planned in emerging fields of study including Applied AI, IoT, Cybercrime Law and Digital Forensics, Blockchain and Cloud Computing.

The rank of the successful candidate will be determined based on their current academic position and experience.

Positions will remain open until filled.

UAEU and CIT are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment and culture for students, staff, and faculty.

Application instructions

Applications should be submitted online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp (publications under CIT). Instructions for completing an application are available on the website.

A completed application must include:

  • A cover letter reflecting your interest and alignment with CIT’s mission;
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae;
  • A research statement describing current and future research;
  • A teaching statement, describing the teaching of philosophy; and
  • The names and contact details of at least three recommenders.

About the UAE

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the premier academic institution in the United Arab Emirates. Founded by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1976, UAEU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and education. As the country’s flagship university, UAEU aims to create and disseminate fundamental knowledge through cutting-edge research in areas of strategic importance to the nation and region, to promote the spirit of discovery and entrepreneurship and educate Aboriginal leaders of the highest caliber.

Minimum qualification

About the position

We are looking for professors with a strong research background in the fields of robotics, autonomous and intelligent systems, with an emphasis on theoretical/systems aspects, including software design in a wide range of fields such as industry 4.0, autonomous systems, industrial robotics, control systems and intelligent systems. The successful candidate is expected to complement and enhance the current strength of the College and contribute to teaching and research in the areas mentioned above.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science, information science or closely related fields from a recognized university.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Established record of high quality research publications in internationally recognized journals and conferences.
  • Demonstrated experience in obtaining research grants and contracts.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with professors from multiple departments and programs.

Preferred qualification

Strong research experience in the fields of robotics, autonomous and intelligent systems, with emphasis on theoretical/systems aspects, including software design in a wide range of fields such as industry 4.0, systems autonomous, industrial robotics, control systems and intelligent systems. The successful candidate is expected to complement and enhance the current strength of the College and contribute to teaching and research in the areas mentioned above.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The rank of the successful candidate will be determined based on their current academic position and experience. Positions will remain open until filled.

Division College of Information Technology. -(TIC)

department Computer and Network Engineering-(CIT)

Closing date of employment open until full

job category Academic – Faculty