Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Marine Big Data Modelling and Integration

Job Description

As part of a major initiative to strengthen its research in marine science, the Marine Science Program (MarS) in the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE) Division at KAUST is seeking to expand research, higher education and innovations in the field of Big Data Modelling and Integration. Applications for a faculty position (Open Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) are invited from highly competitive candidates eager to pursue innovative research addressing fundamental questions and developing cutting–edge technologies for application in marine systems.

We are especially interested in applications from high-caliber scientists who take advantage of KAUST’s unique access to the Red Sea and have expertise in development of modelling and integration framework for biological, physical and chemical big data for smart ocean; establishing methods for modelling organismal and systemic networks in the marine whole ecosystem, from microbiomes to large animals and megafauna, and their integration with marine environmental big data.

Besides establishing world-class research program, successful candidate  expected to build a strong teaching program in the Marine Science Program and to develop inter- and multidisciplinary collaborations within the Marine Science Program and the BESE, and across divisions, Research Centers and initiatives at KAUST.

The position will remain open until filled.


KAUST is an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. KAUST attracts top international faculty, scientists, engineers and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s most pressing scientific and technological challenges. Located in Saudi Arabia, on the eastern shores of the Red Sea, KAUST provides an award-winning campus to live, work, study and play, and offers superb research facilities, with guaranteed baseline research funding, infrastructure support, entrepreneurship opportunities and internationally competitive salaries. Few, if any, other universities offer the same combination of access to diverse tropical marine habitats and world-class laboratory facilities.

For more information about KAUST, please visit http://www.kaust.edu.sa. More information about the BESE Division and the Marine Science Program is available at http://bese.kaust.edu.sa.

Application Instructions

To prevent any delays in reviewing your application, you will need to upload the following materials:

Cover letter introducing your candidacy, and explicitly stating both the position and the rank. The rank must be consistent with the candidate’s experience.

Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae including a full publication list.

Research Statement (5 pages maximum).

Teaching Statement (2 pages maximum) including teaching philosophy and an outline of 1-2 planned graduate teaching course(s).

Names and contact information for at least 4 references. Referees should have positions in academic or industrial research laboratories. In the case of Associate and Full Professor applications, the referees should be of a rank higher or equivalent to that of the candidate.

Copies of most relevant publications (Maximum of five).

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Post Doctoral Fellow, Materials Chemistry

Position Overview

KU is seeking a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Fellow to work on the development of novel materials from peptides and their derivatives through a self-assembly approach for different applications including antibacterial and anticancer treatment. As part of the project, the researcher will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and will get an opportunity to work with a team of researchers and graduate students from various backgrounds.

Position Requirements

Design and synthesis of organic small molecules including short peptides.

Working knowledge of different characterization equipment such as microscopy (SEM, TEM).

Should have expertise in NMR, HPLC, and LC-MS

Willing to contribute to grant writing, drafting patents, and attending conferences.

Train new lab personnel on lab methods, safety protocols, and standard operating procedures.

Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.

Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria

Ph.D. from a reputable university in Materials Chemistry or related discipline.

Experience writing scientific papers.

A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture.

Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written).

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

The proven ability to work on multiple tasks with competing demands and deadlines.

Ability to train and mentor students and support fellow researchers

Highly developed reasoning and problem-solving skills

Desired Criteria

Ph.D. gained from a top 200 QS or THE ranked University

High-impact first-author publications in the top 10% of journals in the relevant field

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

Primary Location: Khalifa University - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job: Post Doctoral Fellow

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time

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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Job Description

The Division of Science, Mathematics department at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for fully-funded postdoctoral research associate positions in the following areas:

Stability of 2D/3D crowd motion and multi-level building evacuation using mean-field-type games.

Stability of singularity formation in fluid systems.

Nonlinear instabilities and transition thresholds in Couette flow

Wave turbulence

Stability in geophysical fluids and plasmas physics

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global. NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

Candidates must hold (or be close to completing) a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. PhD holders with a strong publication record, a background in singularity formation, 3D deep strategic learning, and experience with experimental and computational mean-field-type game theory are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted immediately. To be considered, all applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, representative publications and provide two recommendation letters. 

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email: teg6@nyu.edu.


NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.


This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdpr

NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematical Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), is seeking applications for a postdoctoral research position in the field of computational fluid dynamics. This position is supported by the “University Program for Advanced Research” (UPAR). We are looking for a very hard-working individual who is committed to outstanding research with genuine interest in “heat transfer and fluid flow”.

This appointment is made for 3 -6 months.

The major responsibilities include:

Developing mathematical models for “Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow”.

Determining the numerical solution of the mathematical models.

Reporting the obtained results.

Publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals and make presentations in conferences.

Minimum Qualification

MSc in mathematics.

Good experience in numerical methods for PDEs, numerical analysis, modelling and simulations.

Good experience with programming languages.

Good communication skills in English (oral and writing).

Preferred Qualification None

Division College of Science - (COS)

Department Mathematical Sciences - (COS)

Job Close Date 31-05-2023

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

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Internship, MS / PhD, PhD, Postdoc and Research Scientist Position

Job Description

This is a unified application form for all positions in the Optimization and Machine Learning Lab at KAUST led by Prof Peter Richtarik, including

Research Intern

MS/PhD Student

PhD Student

Postdoctoral Fellow 

Research Scientist

This lightweight form is intended as a first point of contact, and should be used instead of sending an email.


Outstanding academic record appropriate to the position you are applying to.

Strong mathematics training and skills

Strong computer science training and skills

Application Instructions

Application documents:

Brief cover letter, explaining your motivation for applying,

Detailed curriculum vitae (including your email address),

Complete transcript of grades from all your university-level studies.

We do not ask for more information/documents at this point (but you can provide more if you want). Should your profile be shortlisted, we will ask for further information if there is a need for this (e.g., reference letters), and a Zoom interview will be scheduled. 

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Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor (radiology & medical imagining)

Job Description 

Facilitates the learning environment and demonstrates high quality in teaching, mentoring, research and services of the institute and community.  He/she should develop leadership and supervision skills in a relevant discipline.  Enforces policies and procedures as well as ethical behaviour.


Qualification(s): PhD, Doctorate of radiology & medical imaging

Professional Doctorates are NOT accepted.  i.e. Doctorate of Education (DoEd), Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) etc.

Experience Required: 1-3 years of teaching experience after the PhD

Two Publications registered in Scopus Database or Scholarly Publications

Skills Required: Solid knowledge and expertise in their field of study

Proficiency in Information Technology and Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Able to prepare well-structured and balanced teaching materials that are aligned to learning outcomes

Able to contribute to Curriculum Development and improvement

Aware of current research and scientific knowledge in their field of study

Knowledge and skills related to environment, health and safety in the workplace

Where applicable competency in using lab equipment and in conducting lab sessions

Understand emerging technology trends and impact on career-based education

Seek continuous Professional Development opportunities in teaching, research and scholarly activity

Continuous Production of Scientific Material

Language: English: IELTS 7.0 Academic or equivalent for non-Native English speakers


Comply with EHS Policies, Programs and Procedures as per IAT/ADVETI EHSMS-General Framework and take responsibility for any aspect of EHS that they are involved in

Conduct lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, and clinical sessions                             

Develop and update subject material  

Develop and deliver different teaching approaches and models including, but not limited to, e-learning, student-centered education, blended education, flipped lecture model, individualized learning  

Act as subject/course coordinators  

Conduct and supervise research and scholarly activities

Undertake research aligned to their expertise, entity research focus and/or major research priorities of the UAE

Align undergraduate capstone and graduate projects with career, problem based industrial projects and patentable ideas 

Engage in scholarly activities, innovation, and submission of grant applications to support research goals 

Participate in professional activities such as training, conferences, workshops, etc.  

Organise events and community services such as exhibitions, conferences, competitions, workshops and training sessions 

Develop assessment tools, grading rubrics, and outcome assessment  

Advise and mentor students

Undertake administrative functions connected to academic outcome reporting, course filing and archiving, course surveys and feedback, grade book, and e-assessments 

Participate in internal and external committees 

Participate in committees for strategy and policy development 

Provide consultation services

Conduct any other tasks assigned by the line manager


Professional level of communication orally and in writing

Solid knowledge and expertise in their field of study

High level of awareness, commitment, and ability to understand and adopt a wide multicultural perspective in education programming

Able to deliver educational programs and information using different teaching approaches, methods ,and techniques in a way that meets the learning styles of the target audience

Interpersonal Communication Skills and networking with different education system stakeholders

Professional level of understanding the organizational management and its structure

Leadership skills

Professional behaviour that reflects a high level of commitment to the institutions’ code of ethics

Theories and Principles of Adult Learning

Curriculum and Implementation

Ethical / Legal Principles and Professionalism

Management, Leadership and Advocacy

Integration of Theory and Practice

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Research Associate, Climate and Atmoshperic

Job Description

The Environmental and Geophysical Sciences (ENGEOS) Lab at Khalifa University seeks to hire a Research Associate experienced in Climate and Atmoshperic sciences to support the lab activities and capabilities in this domain. The position requires advanced skills in modelling and data assimilation techniques. The candidate will be willing to cross disciplines and support ENGEOS lab needs in climate science, weather and numerical modelling. Successful applicants have a proven capability to propose new solutions to meet the scientific research requirements in an efficeint way.

Similarly, the candidate will be willing to actively learn new techniques that enhance the Lab research and technical portfolio. In particular, advanced data visualization, satellite data processing, machine learning, advanced 3D visualization and mapping, inverse modeling, data assimilation and code optimization are central to ENGEOS lab current and future needs.

3. Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

To undertake research in the relevant discipline area using the appropriate methods and/or techniques.

To produce research publications and disseminate results to the wider academic community.

To collaborate with research colleagues and support staff internally as appropriate to the research lab.

To undertake any other duties relevant to the research group activities.

To advance and foster ENGEOS lab capabilities in Climate and Atmospheric modelling for applications in Earth and climate sciences.

To collaborate with ENGEOS team members and support staff as appropriate.

To attend and contribute to relevant meetings.

To undertake any other duties relevant to the research group activities.

Operational Responsibilities

Implement numerical models using the university HPC and conduct numerical simulations.

Simulate weather processes using state-of-the-art numerical models.

Improve numerical models’ accuracy in simulating atmospheric dynamics and composition.

Analyze model outputs together with the available observations to generate scientific results, papers and science-based recommendations.

Produce high-quality figures and data analytics.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervision of students in coordination with the Lab head.


4. Qualifications,

Experience & Person Specification

Required Qualifications

A Master degree in Climate/Atmospheric/Environmental Sciences or a closely related discipline.

Strong coding and programming skills.

Advanced skills in modelling and data processing.

Required Experience

Research experience in a relevant subject area.

Experience (more than 3 years) in numerical modelling,

Experience in running regional and global numerical modeling,

Experience in analyzing numerical model outputs,

Experience in advanced satellite data analysis,

Familiarity with satellite remote sensing techniques with applications to the environments.

Experience in writing research papers and developing high-quality presentations.

Experience in working in a research-team environment.

Required Skills

Advanced numerical modelling skills,

Advanced data assimilation and programming skills,

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Personal Qualities

A proven ability to well integrate in a diverse work environment.

Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills.

Focused, well organized and proven problem-solving skills.

Proactive, independent with a positive attitude.

A committed team-player, flexible and adaptive.

A clear commitment to contributing to the research environment of the research group.

Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda.

Ability to manage the workload, prioritize time and identify key issues.

Scientific creativity and problem-solving skills are essential.

5. To Apply

For consideration, applicants need to apply through the university website by submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a full list of professional achievements and publications, a statement of work highlighting past and current experiences and at least two letters of reference, all in PDF format.

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University

Job: Research Associate

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time

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Laboratory Instructor - Chemistry

Laboratory Instructor - Chemistry


The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a private university established in 2005 in Kuwait. AUM’s mission is to provide an interactive learning environment that facilitates the development of leaders who are committed to their culture, global ethical values, and professionalism.

Within the last ten years, AUM became a landmark in the private higher education sector in Kuwait and the region through its curricula, its integrated and green campus, and a culture which embraces diversity and innovation. The University is ranked as the Top University in Kuwait and 24th in the region in Times Higher Education(THE) Arab University Rankings 2021.

The College of Engineering and Technology (CoET) at AUM is dedicated to maintaining high quality academic programs by adopting a learner centered approach. CoET aspires to prepare students for life-long learning and careers in engineering for engineering students, and in technology for technology students; with emphasis on leadership skills and creative work so they can lead cultural, social, and economic development.

AUM College of Engineering and Technology is recruiting full-time faculty members as Assistant/Associate Professors for Chemistry courses to start from Spring Semester 2023.


Job Requirements

A Master's Degree in Chemistry or a closely related field from an internationally accredited university.

Ability to work in a diverse, interdisciplinary, and fast-paced environment.

Have demonstrable skills in oral and written English, the language of instruction and communication on campus.

Have excellent publication records is a plus.

Experience in academic or industry is a plus.

In addition to the above requirements, successful applicants should demonstrate teaching experience and research interest in at least one of the following topics:

Organic Chemistry

General Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry


Job Description

Faculty members are engaged in teaching, services, research and professional development tasks.

Successful candidates are expected to:

Prepare labs manuals and syllabi. Prepare experiments and test them.

Deliver laboratory sessions, including pre-laboratory presentations.

Supervise and assist students in all aspects related to the labs and the related courses.

Assess students’ performance using the assessment tools as described in the Labs’ syllabi (quizzes, presentations, lab reports, exams, etc.).

Strive to increase teaching effectiveness through the application of appropriate teaching and learning strategies.

Keep record of students’ attendance.

Prepare laboratory course portfolios for the labs by the end of each semester.

Document information by maintaining logs and equipment record books.

Place orders for the necessary equipment and specimens. Ensure compliance with the university’s safety regulations.

Maintain a clean and safe working environment in labs.

Assist in proctoring exams.

Support faculty within the same specialized area in research.

Contribute to the advancement of the professional development activities. Support the college and departmental wide activities and services with a spirit of leadership, commitment, accountability, and collegiality. Undertake any other duties as may be directed by the Head of Department.


How to Apply?

Applicants are invited to apply by sending the following documents to career@aum.edu.kw:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a recent photo

Copies diplomas or certificates

Recommendation letters, if available

Equal Opportunity Employer

AUM is an equal opportunity employer. It offers internationally competitive salaries, remuneration packages, research incentives, and professional development opportunities.

With faculty members and staff coming from more than 60 countries, AUM is a diverse and inclusive environment. AUM campus houses cutting-edge facilities that faculty and staff can benefit from such as Sports Center, Library, Research and Innovation Center, Cultural Center, and more than 55 laboratories.

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Scholarship Officer

 Job Description

Assist with the delivery of Scholarship applications and selection activities in accordance with the processes, practices and guidelines.  

Prepare scholarship offers, prepare scholarships and payments, and process system reports and requests.

Support the team in the delivery of services by responding to staff and student enquiries, assisting with collating data, preparing reports, and monitoring enrolment and progress as directed

Implement External Sponsors policies and procedures related to student scholarship activities.

Assist in the execution of the scholarship program based on guidelines form the Scholarship Specialist and Enrollment Director.

Participate in the scholarship assessment process

Provide External Sponsors with the list of admitted students to review eligibility for scholarship.

Record the academic performance of scholarship students to assist External Sponsors in determining the eligibility of continued scholarship.

Make a timely response to direct requests from individual applicants, parents, and counselors through phone, email, and assisting visitors to the office.

Deliver an effective student scholarship service in a transparent manner.

Maintain information databases on current students and  background information, for the application and selection process

Maintain and update all scholarship records accurately and promptly.

Assist the Admissions team on students’ visa/sponsorship status.

In conjunction with the scholarships Specialist, assist with the orientation for scholarship students

Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly

Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed

Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Required Qualifications 

A Bachelor’s Degree in related field.

Required Experience 

Expats: A minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

UAE Nationals: A minimum of 0‐1 years of relevant experience

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

Primary Location: Khalifa University - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job: Specialist

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time

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Head of Science -September 2023

Job Description

GEMS Wesgreen International School was established in 1991 and came under the GEMS family of Schools in 2017. It is a National Curriculum for England School with 3800+ students.

Wesgreen Interenational School is a BSO (British Schools Overseas) accredited school and is recognised by the department for education (DfE) in the UK for its high-quality education provision. We have a long history of success and high achievement within the Sharjah Community. Alumni pupils are now bringing their own children back and many others have enjoyed success in some of the best Universities in the World. There is a passionate and supportive group of international educators and many continue to give long service to the school, such is the strength of the community.

Sharjah is the only Emirate to introduce the 4 day school week. Educational staff and students enjoy a 3-day weekend every week, which is proving highly beneficial to everyone’s wellbeing.

We are looking for a committed and dynamic Head of Science to join the department at Wesgreen International school from September 2023. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader or an outstanding Science teacher looking for the next step in their career, looking to join a global leading company and a world-class international school. You will be responsible for running a successful Science department and should have previous experience implementing outstanding teaching and learning practice both within the classroom and across a wider department setting.

As well as being a great place to work, Sharjah is a progressive, vibrant, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Sharjah enjoy a great lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield. Dubai is a short drive away with many of the schools staff making the short commute each day.

This is a fantastic opportunity for new teachers to gain valuable international exposure, and for more experienced teachers to advance their career with a global leading company, and world class International School.

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand in to more and more countries.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
  • Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level equivalent - Physics/Chemistry/Biology
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • Significant experience of the National Curriculum for England

To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE or equivalent.

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession , private medical insurance, annual airfare to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity

GEMS Teachers also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards www.gemsrewards.com which provides significant savings on day to day life in the UAE. We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhance the opportunity to save whilst working overseas

To be considered for this position, please click apply to complete the quick application on the GEMS Education careers site.

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