Assistant / Associate / Professor – The Petroleum Institute

Department Description
The department of chemical engineering at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant/ Associate/ Professor level with expertise in Environmental Engineering mainly in Wastewater Treatment and/or Solid Management. The position is available starting August 15, 2016. An earlier starting date can be negotiated

Brief Description
Research in the department of chemical engineering is supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. Our laboratories include the Catalysis, Reaction Engineering and Process Intensification laboratory, the Flow Assurance and Production Chemistry laboratory, the Polymer laboratory (polymer chemistry, polymer characterization and testing as well as polymer processing), and the Water Management laboratory. There are also dedicated facilities and software for computational work.

The chemical engineering faculty members play a major role in interdisciplinary research and collaborate actively in joint research projects through the PI standing agreements with partner universities (e.g. University of Minnesota, University of Maryland, Colorado School of Mines, Rice University, University of Texas – Austin, China University of Petroleum – Beijing, and Johannes Kepler University at Linz – Austria).

Detailed Description
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering. It is preferred that the candidate has an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering. Previous teaching at the university level and industrial experience in Environmental Engineering, Wastewater Treatment, Solid Management would be decided advantages.

We are particularly interested in candidates with the following qualities:

· Strong commitment to excellence in teaching chemical engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
· Research interests and research program development experience in Environmental engineering, Wastewater Treatment, Solid Management
· Demonstrated ability or potential to initiate and direct funded scholarly work of high caliber
· Record of professional service, and institutional and professional committee work

Job Requirements
Successful candidates will be expected to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses, develop and sustain a research program in their area of expertise, write scholarly publications, advise graduate and undergraduate students, and work collegially in support of the continuing growth of the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Petroleum Institute.

Additional Details
The total compensation package includes a tax-free 12-month base salary, and a benefits allowance that covers relocation, housing, initial furnishings, utilities; transportation (automobile purchase loan), health insurance, end-of-service benefit and annual leave travel. Applicants must be in excellent health and will be required to pass a pre-employment physical examination.
Interested individuals should submit in pdf format a letter of application online at http://www.pi.ac.ae/jobs/index.php with their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, up to five selected reprints/preprints, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applications cannot be accepted by any other mechanism. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until February 11th, 2016. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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