Assistant / Associate Professor in Computer Science / Engineering
Zayed University College of Technological Innovation
United Arab Emirates

Assistant and Associate Professor in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Technology
or Security, Interactive Multimedia, and Software Engineering
College of Technological Innovation
Abu Dhabi, Dubai

The College


The College of Technological Innovation aspires to be a leader in the development of innovative technologies and engineering professionals of national and international recognition. CTI’s academic programs are practical, competency-based, and designed to prepare students for successful careers as Information Technology professionals.


At the undergraduate level, CTI offers a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with concentrations in Security & Network Technologies (ABET/CAC accredited), and Web and Mobile Application Development. CTI also offers a joint program in Multimedia Design (NASAD substantial equivalency status). CTI is also expanding its Bachelor’s programs to include engineering programs in the near future. At the graduate level, CTI offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Information Technology with Specialization in Cyber Security. 


Currently, CTI has 60 full-time faculty and 2260 students (male and female) seeking majors in the College on its Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses. To support the expansion of programs, CTI will be substantially expanding its faculty. Successful candidates will enter a dynamic, growing organization that is active in both teaching, research and service.


The Opportunity


CTI seeks qualified candidates to fill a full-time, multi-year Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Information Technology. Faculty with distinguished profiles in the areas of: Information Technology, Software Engineering, Cyber/Information Security, Computer Networking, Computer Graphics, Game Development, Multimedia, Web Development, and Mobile Application Development are encouraged to apply.

In addition to specialized courses, an appointee may be required to teach introductory IT courses based upon college and student needs.


The Requirements


Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Security, Software Engineering or a closely related discipline.


Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong record of teaching excellence and scholarly research in the aforementioned areas. As the faculty is also expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required. 


As the faculty is also expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required. 


Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with ABET/CAA or NASAD accreditation and have professional experience in a multi-cultural environment.


The Benefits


The University’s benefits package includes salary free of income tax in the UAE, housing allowance, furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children, healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members, and End of Service Benefits/Gratuity according to UAE Human Resources Law in the Federal Government.


To Apply


In addition to completing the online application form, please attach the following:

  1. Cover letter that should state the discipline area
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Scanned copies of degrees
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Statement of scholarly interests.
  6. The names and contact details of three professional references

Other information will be requested during the interview process if your application is short-listed.

For any inquiry about the position, please email the Chair of the Hiring Committee at


Review Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. For full consideration submit the online application by Jan 15, 2021. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Appointments are beginning Fall 2021/Spring 2022 (August 2021/January 2022).

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