Monday, 16 June 2014

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor - Petroleum Engineering/Geoscience Job in Dubai

Job Title:    Associate Professor/Assistant Professor - Petroleum Engineering/Geoscience
Job Ref:    315/01/14
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
School/Section: Institute of Petroleum Engineering
Grade/Salary:     254,853 - 304,108 AED/313,200 - 362,914

About HWUDC:
Heriot-Watt University's Dubai Campus brings high quality British education within easy reach of both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Gulf and beyond.

We have an established reputation for world class teaching and practical, leading-edge research that has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

At our Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for a successful future in your chosen career.

Job Overview:
The Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus started in 2005 and it currently has a student population of over 3000. All schools of the University have at least one programme running at the Dubai campus. In November 2011, the Dubai campus was relocated to a major purpose-built building in line with the growth of the University.

We seek a self-starting, team player, with a proven track record in petroleum engineering, in its broadest sense, to support the teaching and research activities in petroleum engineering/geoscience in Dubai. Candidates should have a degree in a relevant science or engineering subject with teaching and/or research experience in subsurface petroleum engineering.

The appointee will lead the IPE team and our teaching mission in Dubai. The appointee will also be expected to develop petroleum engineering research capability at the Dubai Campus, to carry out a portfolio of research activity in their chosen area, to lead in the establishment of opportunities for PhD study in Dubai, and to liaise with industry in this regard. Highly effective communication skills together with strong leadership and management skills are a prerequisite for this post.

Please note CVs/resumes are not acceptable. Please ensure you complete the appropriate application form.

Employment with the University is strictly subject to successful completion of all Labour and Immigration formalities and the appropriate residence and employment visas being obtained. Where visa applications are declined, offers of employment will be withdrawn.

Deadline Date: 30/06/2014

How to Apply:

Completed application forms may be returned to:
By post to:
Heriot-Watt University, Human Resources, 
Edinburgh EH14 4AS. 
Tel. +44 (0) 131 451 3022 (24 hours), 
Minicom +44 (0) 131 451 8212.