Assistant Professor

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-538

Job description / Role

Job Description
The Department of Geography and Urban Sustainability at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for position of an assistant/associate/full professor of geography. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Physical/Environmental geography or related fields.The professor is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline of geography. Specifically, these courses include Physical Geography courses. Teaching assignments may also include World Regional Geography and Human Geography courses. Significant and successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level as well as the ability to manage the department climate station is required.The applicants should have a high level of proficiency in English, (English is the medium of instruction at the UAEU); ability to use modern teaching technologies are desirable. The holder of the position will be expected to contribute to administrative and community services in the department, as well as, the community at large. A detailed CV along with teaching philosophy and research interests' statement should be submitted with the application. In addition, evidences for research activities, publications and teaching experiences should be provided.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have earned a doctorate in their field of specialization from a top-ranking university in North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Applicants with solid research portfolios who published in prominent journals will be given priority.

Preferred Qualification
Earned doctorate in Physical/Climate/Environmental geography.

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.

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