Position in Nuclear Engineering Full-time Job

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The Emirates Nuclear Technology Center is a joint research center operated under a cooperation agreement with the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR). It addresses the present and future research requirements to support the UAE’s nuclear power program and its key stakeholders for the delivery of safe, clean and efficient nuclear energy to meet the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 and the UAE National Energy Strategy 2050.

The ENTC’s mission is to conduct research in the main thematic areas of nuclear technology necessary to ensure the safe and optimal operation of the nuclear power plants and to develop the utilization of advance nuclear technology in the UAE. ENTC’s activities are structured around four thematic areas: Nuclear Safety and Systems, Nuclear Materials and Chemistry, Radiation Safety in the Environment and Advanced Nuclear Technology.

More information can be found at http://www.ku.ac.ae/entc/

The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks. We are seeking for candidates with demonstrated expertise in Nuclear Materials and Chemistry. Combined expertise in experimental studies and modeling, as well as solid international networking are important assets for this position. The ideal candidate should have a strong research background and experience publishing in high-impact journals, securing competitive funding, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Nuclear Engineering with a focus on Nuclear systems and materials, Aging management, Radiation damage, Structural integrity and chemistry, Nuclear fuel cycle. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.

The candidate will be an active member of the ENTC, leading or contributing to ENTC’s research projects, developing the experimental infrastructure and modeling capabilities, as well as strengthening the collaboration with national stakeholders and international partners. Being a major actor of the UAE nuclear R&D development will highly contribute to candidate’s successful career path.

Desired Skills and Experience


Job Requirement

A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in related discipline from an accredited institution is required.

Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education. The Department has a particular (but non-exclusive) interest in applicants with research expertise in: ageing and degradation of metallic components and concrete structures in nuclear power plants; material characterization and analysis, electrochemical behavior of materials in nuclear power plant environments; performance of nuclear fuel during operational conditions and accidental conditions.

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