Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

Job Description

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a full-time faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. We seek a candidate to build a reputable independent research program in Aerospace Manufacturing and Materials. In this general area, we are particularly interested in additive manufacturing and machining of aerospace materials, with a strong emphasis on composite materials. Other sub-areas of expertise within the general area will also be considered. The successful candidate will develop and lead a sustainable, innovative, independent research program, will publish impactful research in top-ranked, field-related refereed journals, and will build reputation nationally and internationally to elevate UAEU’s international reputation. The successful candidate will have strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and education, including but are not limited to, developing courses enhance our undergraduate and graduate programs, mentoring students. Successful candidates will have access to advanced laboratory facilities, opportunities for internal research funding, and collaboration with Centers of Excellence. UAEU is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and research innovation. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, statements of current and future research, and teaching philosophies. English is the language of instruction and communication. The start date for this position is August 2024. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field from an internationally recognized university at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Research track-record commensurate with the rank applied for. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is a must.

Preferred Qualification

B.Sc./B.Eng. degree in Aerospace Engineering preferred. Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Expertise in additive manufacturing, especially in aerospace applications. Proficiency in machining of aerospace materials, particularly composite materials is a plus.

Excpected Skills

Develop and lead a sustainable, innovative, independent research program, Publish impactful research in top-ranked, field-related refereed journals, Build reputation nationally and internationally to elevate UAEU’s international reputation. Dedication to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups. Experience in/strong commitment to engineering education including but are not limited to, curriculum, and pedagogical approaches development.

Close Date



Mechanical & Aerospace Eng.-(COE)



Posting Number


Position Number


If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Engineeroxy


All Jobs


Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)

Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions

University of Zurich Job Postings