Position: Physics Faculty
Institution: College of Arts and Sciences, Khalifa University
Location: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Application closes at: Dec 15th, 2019 23:59
The Department of Physics is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Science and is currently comprised of some 18 faculty members. With its recently accredited Physics B.Sc. program, the Department is responsible for teaching physics majors and also students in other science and engineering disciplines. The Department is currently planning a new M.Sc. in Medical Physics as well as a new Science Ph.D. program. Active departmental research programs are ongoing or have been initiated in theoretical, computational, and experimental condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, biophysics, quantum computing, nuclear and particle physics, molecular dynamics, astrophysics and cosmology, and physics education.
Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.
Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university’s research priority areas.
A PhD or equivalent doctorate in related discipline from an accredited institution is required. Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in highly-ranked institutions of higher education combined with prior teaching and postdoctoral research experience.
The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and university-level teaching experience. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills.