Assistant/Associate Professor Job in College of Information Technology at UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Description of the work

Description:

The College of Information Technology (CIT) is undertaking an ambitious reorganization aimed at harnessing the proliferation of computing and the rise of artificial intelligence to advance science and technological innovation for the benefit of society. Under its new structure, the college will serve as a link between computing and informatics 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 on and off campus that are critical to its long-term stability and growth. CIT will also expand its educational portfolio with new multidisciplinary programs, including a B.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence, B.A. in Data Science, B.S. in Computational Linguistics, jointly with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, M.S. in IoT and a Ph.D. in informatics and computers. Also planned is an online micro-identity suite in emerging areas of study including IoT, Cybercrime Law and Digital Forensics, Blockchain and Cloud Computing.

About the position:

We seek faculty candidates with a strong research record in all areas of AI and data science, with a special emphasis on the emerging areas of AI and machine learning, and on the theoretical foundations and applications of data science and AI/ML across a wide range of fields and domain applications, including Smart IoT, Smart Environments, and autonomous and intelligent systems. Successful candidates are expected to complement and enhance the department’s current strength in AI and Data Science-related areas, including Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Big Data and Data Mining, and contribute to teaching and research in these areas.

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:

  • An established record of scientific publications in specific disciplines in internationally recognized journals and conferences.
  • Demonstrated experience writing and securing grants and contracts.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across multiple departments and programs.

Faculty rank is commensurate with qualifications 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 must be submitted online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp (posts under CIT). Instructions for completing an application are available on the website.

The completed application must include:

  • A cover letter reflecting your interest and alignment with CIT’s mission;
  • An up-to-date CV;
  • A research statement describing current and future research;
  • A teaching statement describing a teaching philosophy; and
  • The names and contact information of at least three referrers.

About UAEU:

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first 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 a leading university in the country, UAEU aims to create and disseminate fundamental knowledge through cutting-edge research in areas of strategic importance to the nation and the region, foster the spirit of discovery and entrepreneurship, and educate local leaders of the highest caliber.

Minimum qualification

  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Information Science or closely related fields from a recognized university.
  • Preferred qualifications include:
  • An established record of scientific publications in specific disciplines in internationally recognized journals and conferences.
  • Demonstrated experience writing and securing grants and contracts.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across multiple departments and programs.

Preferred qualification

Strong research experience in all areas of artificial intelligence and data science, with special emphasis on the emerging areas of artificial intelligence and machine learning and on the theoretical foundations and applications of data science and AI/ML in a wide range of domains and application domains, including Smart IoT, Smart Environments and autonomous and intelligent systems. Successful candidates are expected to complement and enhance the department’s current strength in AI and Data Science-related areas, including Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Big Data and Data Mining, and contribute to teaching and research in these areas.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Faculty rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Positions will remain open until filled.

Special instructions to the candidate

The review process will continue until the position is filled. The completed application must be submitted electronically to: https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/

division College of Information Technology. – (CIT)
Dept Computer and Network Engineering (CIT)
Date of completion of work open until filled
Job category Academic – Faculty

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