Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

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Position ID:MasdarInstitute-ESM_2016 [#7816]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor, Engineering Systems and Management
Position Location:Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/06)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Engineering Systems and Management at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the Associate and Full Professor levels. The search is open to candidates with the following expertise:

 • Smart Built Environment (sustainable and efficient buildings and infrastructure), including urban design and planning

• Energy Policy with emphasis on the application of quantitative and qualitative policy analysis frameworks to a range of energy systems

• Operation research and risk analysis Applicants for these positions should demonstrate a successful track record of research in these areas, a well-recognized status in their field and strong interest in the application of research to the context of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Candidates should have the desire to excel, both in teaching and research, in an interdisciplinary work environment.

Applicants should have:

(a) Doctorate in Engineering, Management or the Physical or Life Sciences,

(b) the ability to teach at the graduate level,

(c) the ability to supervise graduate students,

(d) a willingness to develop an active program of research with funding from academic and industrial entities, and

(e) a proven ability to conduct scholarly research and teaching.

The Department of Engineering Systems and Management at Masdar Institute is currently offering two MSc degree programs (MSc in Engineering Systems and Management ESM, MSc in Sustainable Critical Infrastructure SCI), in addition, the Department participates in the Engineering PhD program at the institute.

Successful candidates will be affiliated with the Institute Center of Smart and Sustainable Systems iSmart. Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is a private, not-for-profit, independent, graduate-level, research-driven institute developed with the support and cooperation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Faculty and students from more than 30 countries provide a stimulating, fast-paced research and learning environment in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., addressing issues of importance to the region in such critical areas as renewable energy, water resources, sustainability, environment, and microelectronics. ( and The country’s fiscal strength, embrace of diversity and change, and commitment to creating a knowledge-based economy provide a receptive atmosphere for personal and professional growth.

Application submittal information: The 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 complete 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. References will only be contacted with consent of the applicant.

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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