Associate Professor in Human Nutrition

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-980

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The United Arab Emirates University, Department of Nutrition and Health (DNH) seeks candidates for the position of Associate Professor in Human Nutrition.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in human nutrition, develop leading research in the field of nutrition on national health priorities with global perspective, and contribute to university and community service. Candidates with a broad range of relevant scholarship and experience in nutrition are encouraged to apply. The Department encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Emiratis and those from other nationalities.


Minimum Qualification
A doctoral degree in human nutrition or related area from internationally recognized, accredited university.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
At least 2 years in the rank of Associate Professor that was obtained by academic promotion process rather than appointment. Evidence of excellence in research publications, successful research grants as well as diverse teaching experience, and participation in university and community service.

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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Associate salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 6,000

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