UOWD9611 - Assistant/Associate Professor: Computer Engineering

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Contract Type: Limited Contract Full Time
Location: Dubai
About UOWD:

Established in 1951 and ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*, Australia’s University of Wollongong is a global brand with international campuses in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) offers over 40 internationally recognised bachelor and master degrees spanning 10 in-demand industry sectors. All of our degree courses are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and licensed by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), as well as being recognised by leading professional organisations such as AACSB, ACCA, ACS, CIM, CIPD, CPA, Engineers Australia, PMI, and others.

The first internationally accredited Australian university in the UAE, we are the education gateway of choice for over 3,500 students, representing 100+ nationalities. Our global community of 152,000 alumni are pursuing career goals with respected blue-chip companies and industry giants such as 3M, ADCB, Adidas, Amazon, Deloitte, Emirates, FedEx, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pepsico. Additionally, research reveals that 83%** of fresh graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Life at UOWD is rooted in the continued pursuit of excellence through teaching, research and industry engagement, with the student experience at its heart. Our 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park features access to cutting-edge technologies and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, all housed in a vibrant modern setting that promises to deliver an enriched learning experience for our students.

*QS World University Rankings 2023
**Data from the Graduate Destination Survey 2017 to 2020

About the department:

The School of Engineering is seeking applications from experienced academics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, in the field of Computer Engineering.

The candidate is expected to contribute primarily to the teaching of specialisation subjects in the key areas of Real-time Embedded Systems, Microcontroller Architecture and Applications and Programming of Autonomous Systems. The Computer Engineering team in the School of Engineering are expected to contribute to the delivery of common foundational subjects in Programming for Engineers, Engineering Computing and Analysis, Circuits and Systems as well as Electronics.


Requirements & Responsibilities:

In Leadership, and as part of the dynamic team of the School of Engineering, the successful candidate is expected to play an important role in the engagement with industry on collaborative projects, the supervision of students’ capstone projects and contributions to reviews and continuous improvement of the discipline.

In research, the candidate is expected to contribute primarily to research and research leadership in the field of Computer Engineering

Qualifications & Experience:

• PhD. Degree in Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline from a reputed and recognised international institution.

• Well-established teaching experience in the field of Computer Engineering.

• Experience in supervising of students’ capstone projects and research.

• Active research record in the field Computer Engineering or closely related field with relevant research output in recognised international journals as well as evidence of research leadership and collaboration.

• Fluency in English language (both spoken and written)

Compensation & Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from over 50 different countries and exposure to students from over 100 nationalities.

The University offers an expatriate package, which is an attractive tax-free salary. The expatriate package includes six weeks of paid leave per year, annual flight allowance and private medical insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, life and disability insurance, and education allowance for dependents. The University is located in Knowledge Park, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as access to Library resources that meets international standards.

UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph