Job description / Role
This is a full time, faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate or Full Professor, beginning August 2019 or later.
The Department of Special Education at the United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position in Special Education (General). Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments.
Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to research, teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a strong demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals (Preferably in Scopus indexed journals), and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. Candidates preferably have experience in working at a research intensive institution.
The application package should have a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
- Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Special Education, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Have strong background in research.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English,
- Ability to use technology in teaching;
- Knowledge of the current practices and research pertaining to innovative undergraduate curricula, and
- Commitment to quality teaching and research.
About the Company
Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.
As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.
UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.