Positions Available:Lecturers/Professors in Aviation 

Positions Available:  Lecturers/Professors in Aviation

Exciting opportunity for aviation academics at Abu Dhabi University.

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is the leading provider of Aviation degree programs in the Gulf region. ADU launched its Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation in partnership with Etihad Airways as part of its Cadet Pilot Program over 4 years ago. It also added recently an MBA with Concentration in Aviation Management (commencing September 2015). In addition, other exciting qualifications are under development.  The ADU Aviation Program is currently the second largest undergraduate degree program in the university and almost 23% of the students in the program are women.


ADU is the only university in the UAE with Aviation degrees at the Bachelor's and Master's levels that are accredited by the CAA (Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research) and therefore acknowledged as an excellent provider in the field.


We offer students the highest standard of education with highly regarded faculty. Our programs combine lectures with field visits, industry guests and simulator labs.   We encourage our students to enter regional, national and international competitions and conferences and thus keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of aviation. Our faculty are expected to conduct research and grants are available for attending conferences and personal development or training.


Our students progress from our programs to pursue a career as an airline pilot after completing GCAA approved ground instruction and flying lessons.  Alternatively there are many opportunities in Airline Management, Airport Operations, ATC, Flight Operations or Human Factors etc.

We are now looking for exceptional people to help us achieve even further heights in aviation education by joining our team as lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors. Applicants need to have the following qualifications:


  •  A minimum of a Master's Degree or PhD (depending on the position) from a well    known internationally recognized University with specialization in a wide range of    aviation subjects.



  • Experience in delivering courses at a University level is essential.



  • Professional experience in various sectors of the Aviation Industry is desirable.



As a faculty member with Abu Dhabi University you will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that is free of taxation in the UAE. The benefits include on campus or off campus accommodation, family health insurance plan, paid annual leave, annual flights for you and your eligible dependents to your home country, relocation allowance, school fees subsidy for your eligible dependents, and End of service gratuity of one month's basic salary for each year of service completed.


If you're ready to make a real difference in the lives of our enthusiastic and engaged aviation program students and experience an international lifestyle and grow in your career then please apply on-line through the ADU link below. The deadline for applications is the 26th May.  The expected commencement date would be August 2015 for the Fall semester start.


 For further information please email the Program Coordinator, Laurie Earl at  laurie.earl@adu.ac.ae but CV's will not be accepted through this route.