Blockchain / Crypto Professor

Posted Date 24 days ago
Location Dubai
Discipline Information Technology
Job Reference 30703
Salary 0.0

CRYPTO PROFESSOR 

 

  • Inspire, motivate and mentor students
  • Facilitate relevant student projects and innovations
  • Development and delivery of collegiate learning experiences related to blockchain
  • Development of course materials
  • Ability to present the history and emergence of blockchain with its origins in open source and crypto currency, and link it to broader future technology applications
  • Teach students the architecture of secure blockchain transactions and guide them towards building their own
  • Work with and teach APIs related to blockchain
  • Present on likely applications for blockchain (fin tech, contracts, identification, voting, IoT, SAS media)
  • Viable work experience and academic credentials

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Conducting research in the field of blockchain technology, including the (co-)supervision of PhD candidates, collaboration with other academic partners and industry, and acquiring external research funding and (co-)managing externally funded research projects;
  • Teaching and developing new education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the supervision of bachelor’s and master’s students in their graduation projects.
  • Transferring knowledge and technology to external parties; Performing department and faculty management tasks.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

 

  • Applicants must have a master’s degree or similar degree in distributed systems or distributed algorithms, preferably in the area of blockchain technology or crypto currencies,
  • A proven track record of research excellence, the ambition to strengthen and expand the research and teaching of the Distributed Systems group, a team player mentality, and good communication and social skills.
  • Preferably, the successful candidate has experience in teaching at the university level.