Assistant Professor in Astronomy & Astrophysics / Space Science

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, April 6, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
University Road
Al Ain
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Job Announcement Text: 

Assistant Professor in Astronomy & Astrophysics / Space Science (Department of Physics, College of Science, UAE University):

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for an Astronomy/Astrophysics or Space Science faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Qualified candidates from all nationalities will be considered for a package commensurate with academic and research accomplishments. 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 their own internally and/or externally funded research program in their area of expertise, establish local (e.g. with UAE Space Agency) and international collaborations, publish their research findings in refereed journals, and actively contribute towards the growth of the UAE University’s Astronomy and Space Science initiative. The candidate will be a part of the newly established Astronomy and Space Science group at UAE University, working in a dynamically conducive environment with generous support. The Astronomy and Space Science group at the UAE University is working in line with UAE’s national vision to boost Astronomy and Space research in the country. 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.

Minimum Qualification:

Applicants must have an earned a doctorate in the their field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Prior professional experience is a plus.


Please click here to apply online (Only online applications will be accepted).

Job ID / Reference Code: 317730 (Use the "College of Science (COS)" filter on the search page and find the "Physics" job position).

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr. Aquib Moin on

Included Benefits: 

- Lucrative salary package
- Free Medical insurance for the entire family
- Free Housing
- Return airfare for the family
- Initial settlement support

Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 9, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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UAE University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
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Astronomy & Astrophysics / Space Science faculty position