Research Assistant - Accred

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-455

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The College of Education at the UAE University is seeking a candidate for a position of Research Assistant to work closely with faculty to oversee and manage all accreditation activities and operations related to college academic programs.

• The College is currently preparing for CAEP accreditation and therefore it seeks to appoint a research assistant to contribute to the accreditation process by developing and analyzing survey instruments designed to address accreditation and program review standards, and collaborating with schools and other educational agencies on the collection and maintenance of data related to accreditation.
• As such experience in preparing self-study and institutional reports, data handling and analysis, and ability to coordinate individual work performed by the accreditation team members is necessary.


Minimum Qualification

Essential and mandatory:
• Documented experience in accreditation and/or academic program review
• Suitable formal academic qualifications at the level of Masters and above.

Preferred Qualification

Essential and mandatory:
• Documented experience in accreditation and/or academic program review
• Suitable formal academic qualifications at the level of Masters and above.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Candidates who display the following essential skills and knowledge would be preferred:
• Broad and in-depth knowledge of accreditation processes;
• A relevant NCATE or CAEP accreditation experience;
• A proven ability to fully and effectively communicate in English orally and in written format;
• A proven ability to establish and maintain a professional approach in line with the university regulations; and
• Ability to observe effectively and sensitively the cultural and the local norms in UAE.

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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