Job Details
Posting Date
07/10/2021 Expiry Date 12/12/2021 Job Reference Number: 1692-2021-10-07T09:35:44
Assistant Professor
Category Faculty Members College of Computing & Informatics
College Computing & Informatics
Department Computer Engineering
Job Purpose

Starting new programs in Cybersecurity Engineering to serve the needs of UAE & the region, to provide qualified professionals in that domain and serve UAE agenda in moving to digital and knowledge economy

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  2. Supervising postgraduate students' research projects and theses (Masters/PhD)
  3. Contributing to the development of courses and programs (both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels) offered by the College of Computing and Informatics) and accreditation especially ABET Accreditation and CAA of UAE
  4. Performing all assigned administrative tasks by the program/department, college and university
  5. Contributing to the research activities and initiate research projects leading to effective publications in journals with high ranking and patents
  6. Mentoring and advising of students at all levels
  7. Mentoring and advise junior faculty (if/when applicable) 

Job Specific Accountabilities

The Computer Engineering (CE) Department at the University of Sharjah (UOS) invites qualified candidates from Assistant Professor academic rank to apply for full-time faculty position. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UOS.

The opening for a full-time faculty member in Computer Engineering Department in Cybersecurity Engineering Programs (background in Cryptography, Digital forensics, ethical hacking is necessary) at the level of Assistant Professor commencing in September 2022.

The successful candidates are expected to :

• Have a Ph.D. in the areas specified above or in closely related fields (From a reputable and internationally recognized University).

• Have demonstrated effective teaching experience in the above-mentioned fields or related ones at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

• Have a strong record of accomplishment of research publications in refereed scholarly international journals with good impact factors.

• Experience in supervising Senior Design Projects, Master and PhD Theses/Dissertations

• Interest and experience in bridging links with industry and the community are also expected

• Have a strong Engineering background


The CE Department at UOS is committed to excellence in teaching, research and services to the university and community. It has ABET accredited B.Sc. undergraduate program in Computer Engineering. It also has M.Sc. program in Computer Engineering and PhD program in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Required Skills
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Strong potential for high research quality
  • Excellent English command in both writing and delivering lectures
  • Elite academic ethics
  • Cooperative and team work oriented

Preferred Qualification & Experience

Minimum qualification includes:

  • Ph.D. in the areas specified above or in closely related fields (From a reputable and internationally recognized University). 
  • Demonstrate a solid research record, and be capable of teaching courses in their areas of expertise in addition to core courses in the Cybersecurity Engineering Program. 
  • Industrial or postdoctoral experience is a plus. 
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply, and will be given priority.
  • The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

Behavioral CompetencyDescription
Integrity & Respect
  • Required
  • Required
  • Excellent in English and preferred knowledge in Arabic
  • Required
Conflict Management
  • Fair
Accountability & Accuracy
  • Required

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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