Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

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Position ID:MasdarInstitute-CEE_2016 [#7815]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor in Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Position Location:Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Area: Chemical Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, located in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., is a private, not-for-profit, independent, graduate-level, research-driven institute developed with the support and cooperation of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The goal of the Institute is to develop, over a period of years, indigenous R&D capacity in Abu Dhabi, addressing issues of importance to the region in critical areas such as: renewable energy, sustainability, environment, water resources and microelectronics.

The Institute offers 10 graduate degree programs (MSc & PhD) in science and engineering disciplines with a focus on advanced energy and sustainable technologies ( and Currently, the Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) offers two MSc degrees: Water and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering. The CEE Department also participates in the Masdar Institute PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering.

The Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) at the Masdar Institute invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level in chemical, water and environmental engineering.

Applications are required to have extended research and deployment experience in the water Desalination field. Desalination-related research areas of interest include thermal desalination, reverse osmosis, pre-treatment and post-treatment processes, membrane distillation, forward osmosis, hybrid systems, brine/concentrate disposal & waste management and process design and integration.

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field from internationally reputed university; have a solid publication record; academic teaching record; show ability and potential to demonstrate a commitment to excel in both research and teaching.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a research group, supervise graduate students, and show outstanding teaching at graduate levels. Successful candidates will also be required to seek external funding, engage with both local and international stakeholders, and participate in the Institute's service and outreach activities.

 Application submittal information: Massachusetts Institute of Technology is assisting Masdar Institute in the search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled.

Application materials should include applicant name and contact information, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, an application letter describing the applicant’s current position and how his/her experience matches the position requirements, and e-mail contact information for at least three references.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dean's Office,
Building 1B,
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology,
Masdar City,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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