Job Details
Posting Date
13/06/2022 Expiry Date 13/07/2022 Job Reference Number: 1907-2022-06-13T09:57:01
Assistant/Associate Professor in Chemical and Water Desalination Engineering
Category Faculty Members College of Engineering
College Engineering
Department Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Job Purpose

The college of engineering at University of Sharjah invites applicants for a faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in water desalination engineering program. The successful candidates must have earned B.S. MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical Engineering. Industrial experience is an asset.  The successful candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, advising, and course development. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and professional experience.

For this position, we seek candidates with a research focus in one or more but not limited  of the following areas:

  • Thermal Desalination
  • Thermal System Design and Analysis
  • Simulation of Thermal desalination process
  • Membrane production and applications 
  • Membrane Desalination
  • Pre and Post treatment system for desalinations


Candidates should have a strong record of accomplishment in research; publications in top field journals of water desalination technologies area using both/either membrane technology and thermal desalination, and demonstrated abilities to secure competitive funding. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications along with a resume, and names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Main accountabilities & expectations
  • Ability to teach a range of core and elective courses in water desalination at any level; as well as supervision of senior design projects in desalination and water engineering.
  • Faculty members in the program are expected to develop curricula and laboratories and should plan to establish externally funded research programs and publish peer-reviewed papers. 
  • Faculty member are also required to serve on committees at the program and university level

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills

·         Be able to work as a team member. Exhibit superior interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

·         Organize and prioritize work with a high degree of initiative and independence.

·         Ability to effectively manage time and projects.

·         Ability to integrate and analyze information and develop reports.

·         Excellent oral and written communication and ability to compose effective and professional communication for both internal, external and virtual communities.

·         Adhere to strict confidentiality and other ethical standards.

-           Ability to manage stress well and adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualification & Experience

·       BSc in Degree in Chemical/Water Engineering

·       PhD in Chemical/ Water Engineering or related field in the area of "Thermal Desalination , Membrane Fabrication and Characterization and Applications"

-         Minimum three years' experience in university teaching or industry.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All