Job description / Role
The Department of [Geography and Urban Sustainability] seeks to make an appointment to an [Full Professor/Associate] Professor in [population Geography]. The position will be of interest to those with expertise in [human Geography , examination of the geographical dimension to human population, Social Statistics and Demography, spatial variation in population characteristics (fertility and mortality), population projections at national and regional scales, advanced modelling, simulation , clustering techniques, geo-demographics , the relation between demographic growth and resources, migration pattern and dynamics globally and locally.]
The role holder will be a member of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). He/She will be recognized in his/her field, developing and maintaining a high-profile and will become a leading member of a dynamic, cutting edge research culture, having access to the excellent research facilities which UAEU offers. The faculty will have a vital role to play in the development and achievement of CHSS within the context of the strategic goals of UAEU, leading research and scholarship in his/her field.
The faculty is expected to lead on advanced, internationally excellent research, securing high impact research funding, to teach and to supervise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to contribute to admissions, examining and assessment, and to contribute fully to academic administration in both the Department and the College.
Candidates should have a PhD in [population Geography]. Duties involve teaching, conducting research, advising students and serving on dissertation committees. All teaching is delivered in English. Therefore, native or near-native English is required.
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.