Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi
Faculty Positions in Engineering Systems and Management

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, located in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., is a private, not-for-profit, independent, graduate-level, research-driven institute developed with the support and cooperation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The goal of the Institute is to develop, over a period of years, indigenous R&D capacity in Abu Dhabi, addressing issues of importance to the region in critical areas such as: renewable energy, sustainability, environment, water resources and microelectronics. Starting Fall 2009, the Institute has begun offering graduate degree programs in science and engineering disciplines with a focus on advanced energy and sustainable technologies ( http://www.masdar.ac.ae and http://web.mit.edu/mit-tdp/index.html).

The Engineering Systems and Management Program at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology invites applications for positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The search is open to candidates with the following expertise: entrepreneurship and innovation, management of technology, product design and development/industrial engineering, operations management (manufacturing, technology innovation) and industrial economics (industrial organization, technology policy, economic development), system engineering and system architecture, system project management (planning and scheduling, decision support systems, infrastructure systems).

Those applying for these positions should have the desire to excel, both in teaching and research, in an interdisciplinary work environment. Applicants should have: (a) Doctorate in Engineering or the Physical or Life Sciences, (b) the ability to teach at the graduate level, (c) the ability to supervise graduate students, (d) a willingness to develop an active program of research with funding from academic and industrial entities,(e) proven ability to conduct scholarly research and teaching in managerial/organizational aspects of emerging science-and technology-related companies.

Applicants with prior experience in starting or helping to grow young technology-related new enterprises are of special interest.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is assisting Masdar Institute in the search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled. Application materials should include applicant name and contact information, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, an application letter describing the applicant's current position and how his/her experience matches the position requirements, and e-mail contact information for at least three references. Materials must be submitted electronically to: masdar-faculty-applic@mit.edu




Posted 5/13/12