Associate/Full Professor with expertise in Educational Research Methods

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-788

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

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 programs in education. The successful candidate 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 within the College of Education. 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 educational research methods. 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.

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

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.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
- Applicants MUST have a earned doctorate.
- No applicant without a doctorate will be considered for this post.

Preferred Qualification
- PhD/EdD

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
- The College of Education is looking to appoint at the Associate/Full Professor rank.
- Skills, experiences, and research output is expected to be commensurate with 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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