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Assistant Professor in Data Analytics (DA)
Ajman University

Date Posted Apr. 19, 2021
Title Assistant Professor in Data Analytics (DA)
University Ajman University
Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Department Engineering and Information Technology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Engineering - Other

The department of Information Technology in the College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) at Ajman University invites applications for a full-time Assistant / Associate Professor in Data Science/ Analytics to start in Fall 2021. The selected candidate will have primary research and teaching interest in data science/analytics. The position entails teaching at the undergraduate and robust engagement with practice and the business community. Successful candidate will be appointed within the Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics Program. You might also cooperate with other programs in the Information Technology department.


Graduate with a Ph.D. from a reputable university
Outstanding teaching record
Outstanding research and publications record in top journals
Adequate experience in supervising student projects and thesis papers
Record of collaborative and interdisciplinary research would be an advantage
Excellent record in community service and scholarly activities


Develop and teach undergraduate in Data Science/ Analytics and Computer Science
Engage in innovative and technology-based approaches to learning and teaching
Participate in committees at the departmental, college and/or university levels as assigned
Actively engage in promoting the growth of the Ajman University
Ability to provide consultancy service to researchers and the business community.
Evaluate and monitor individual student progress and provide feedback to sustain student success
Conduct high-quality research in his/her own field and publish research outcomes in reputable journals and conferences
Ensure a respectful and culturally sensitive learning environment in all college-focused activities
Establish and maintain effective work relationships across the organization and community
Motivate and inspire confidence in others (students and colleagues) to overcome limitations to personal growth and success
Actively seek out methods, procedures, and resources to best achieve course and lesson objectives
Maintain relationships with students that are conducive to learning
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Familiarity with the "Credit Hour" academic system
Ability to supervise student work
Ability to provide academic advising for students
Ability to conduct independent research and publish in reputable journals and conferences
Ability to work effectively with diverse team members
Knowledge of academic program planning and implementation
Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS)


A completed application will include:

A letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position.
A current curriculum vitae.
A statement of teaching philosophy and research.
Copies of transcripts of all graduate coursework.
A list of three professional references with names, titles, phone numbers, and email addresses- including a current or previous supervisor.

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Contact Information

  • Manar Sadeq
    Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
    Ajman University
    P.O. Box 346
    United Arab Emirates
  • +971 6 705 6175


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