Associate/Full Professor in Science or STEM Education

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-1026

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The College of Education (CEDU) at The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) seeks an innovative faculty member who is able to contribute to the ongoing and developing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in education. The successful candidates will engage in teaching, research, and program development and engage with educational stakeholders e.g. schools; government ministries, to serve the dynamic educational sector of the UAE.

The successful candidate will join the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The department has thriving and expanding Masters and PhD programs with various concentrations and a popular undergraduate program in Early Childhood Education.

The College seeks candidates at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level with expertise in curriculum and instruction generally and specialist knowledge in science or STEM education. The successful candidate will be an active researcher, be experienced in teaching and supervising at the graduate level, with experience at the undergraduate level being an advantage, be able to prepare student teachers for their future careers in education, serve on Department, College and University committees when required and play an active role in future College development.

UAEU is based in the city of Al Ain in the Abu Dhabi Emirate. This city is approximately 90 minutes' drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. UAEU is ranked 5th in the Arab World and 284th in the World according to QS rankings. English is the language of instruction and communication within UAEU.

A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children's schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free health care insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity.

Interviews will commence as soon as possible.

Requirements

Required skills/experience:
- An earned doctorate in education;
- Special interest and expertise in science, maths or STEM education;
- A demonstrable research capability in the field of expertise;
- Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student supervision;

Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualification
PhD

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
This post is for an Associate or Full Professor. Please do not apply if you do not already hold this rank.

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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