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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Posted 501 days ago

Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Engineering

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) Department of Computer Science and Engineering is currently seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning fall 2020. Candidates for this position must hold a PhD in Computer Engineering and have demonstrated or have the potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate is expected to teach the following courses: data and computer communication, network security, wireless networking, computer networking protocols, and network servers. Knowledge of cloud computing, big data, and parallel computing is a plus.


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah offers two four-year accredited Bachelor of Science Degrees: Computer Science and Computer Engineering. The primary goal of the department is to educate students and produce skilled developers, engineers, and entrepreneurs who are equipped to excel in a competitive market and to launch their own start-ups.


Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, transcripts, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references.  


Primary Responsibilities


{C}·         Teaching undergraduate courses

{C}·         Establishing and/or continuing development of an internationally recognized research program 

{C}·         Participating in departmental, school, and university committees 

{C}·         Advising and mentoring students 

{C}·         Participating in outreach activities, such as continuing education workshops 

{C}·         Obtaining sponsored funding in support of research program 


Required Qualifications


{C}·         Minimum qualification includes a doctoral degree in Computer Engineering from an accredited institution of higher education

{C}·         Effective oral and written English communication skills

{C}·         Commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of high-impact educational practices, and excellence in scholarship

{C}·         Interest and experience in working effectively with a diverse student population

{C}·         Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines

{C}·         Experience with ABET accreditation requirements 

{C}·         University teaching experience


University Setting


The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture.  All programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education of the UAE. In addition, AURAK has recently achieved accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), one of the regional accrediting associations in the United States.  The American model of higher education ensures not only the acquisition of knowledge and skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region.  The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites.



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