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Job ID: 229180

Faculty Openings
Khalifa University

Date Posted Jan. 19, 2024
Title Faculty Openings
University Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department Department of Computer and Communication Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Core Faculty
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Science


Faculty Openings

Computer and Communication Engineering


Khalifa University and the College of Computing and Mathematical Sciences seek applicants for several faculty positions in the Department of Computer and Communication Engineering. We seek applicants who will strengthen our research and education programs in core and emerging areas of computer engineering, including but not limited to

  1. Digital design and FPGA prototyping.

  2. Hardware and embedded system security.

  3. Neuromorphic computing.

  4. Hardware/software co-design of cognitive systems.

  5. Hardware accelerators for Artificial Intelligence and Information Security.

  6. Quantum computing.

  7. Mixed-signal integrated circuit design focusing on AI.


Preferential consideration will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level.


Required Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline.

  2. Record of excellence in research that is commensurate with the applicant’s career history.

  3. Record of excellence in teaching as appropriate to the applicant’s experience.


Additional Qualifications:

  1. Outstanding publication record in top journals and conferences in the applicant’s areas of research interests.

  2. Outstanding communication skills, a collaborative mindset, and commitment to a career of academic excellence and innovation.

  3. Demonstrated commitment to curriculum development and innovation in university education.

  4. Demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship and technology transfer.


Application Process:

Interested candidates are requested to submit an application package, including the following:

  1. Cover letter.

  2. Up-to-date CV, including the applicant’s Scopus link and Scopus h-index.

  3. Research statement, including a concise future research plan over the next 3 to 5 years (maximum 2 pages).

  4. Teaching statement, including a concise curriculum teaching and development plan at the undergraduate and graduate levels (maximum 2 pages).

Applicants must submit their applications at the Khalifa University careers web portal with copies sent to Review of applications will formally start on January 15, 2024, and will continue until all open positions are filled. The projected start date of all positions is August 2024.

Khalifa University

Khalifa University is an internationally top-ranked research-intensive university in Abu Dhabi, UAE. It is organized into three colleges, 17 departments, and 18 research centres, covering various engineering, physical, and medical sciences disciplines. The university is consistently ranked as one of the top institutions of higher learning in the Arab World, with an 8:1 student-faculty ratio and a diverse, world-class faculty from more than 50 countries. Khalifa University boasts state-of-the-art research facilities that provide an unparalleled learning experience to students worldwide and support cutting-edge research that is globally visionary yet focused onthe strategic imperatives of the UAE's knowledge economy.

Khalifa University is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and an inclusive environment.

Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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