Thursday, December 2, 2010

Physics Faculty Position at The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi

Institution: The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/07/2010
Application Due: 01/15/2011
Type: Full Time
The Physics Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at the Petroleum Institute (PI), Abu Dhabi, UAE, invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, starting in the fall of 2011.

Position description/qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Physics and a record of excellence in teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities will include General Physics courses with the possibility of additional courses as requested by and/or taught in conjunction with faculty from the engineering programs of the PI. Additional responsibilities of the Physics faculty include mentoring and advising of students. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a research activity in an area that relates to the mission of our principal sponsors. Candidates with demonstrated ability to engage in multidisciplinary research in collaboration with faculty from PI's engineering programs will be favorably considered.

Salary/Benefits: 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.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit all materials online at

Successful applicants should be available to take up the post in July/August 2011. The deadline for applications is 15th January 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
Application Information
Contact: Office of Academic Recruiting
President's Office
The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi
Online App. Form: E&cws=1&rid=269
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