UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Health Education/Health Promotion Specialist

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
Saturday, 1 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 31 August 2020
Ref
2538
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, is seeking to appoint a full-time faculty member to contribute to its teaching and research activities in Health Education/Health Promotion. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience and achievements in the field of Health Education/Health Promotion. The successful candidate will also share administrative work in the IPH and the College of Medicine including serving on committees, invigilating examinations and contributing to student assessments. Prospective applicants are expected to have the ability to work independently and take academic initiatives. Demonstrated awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues as well as good team working skills and flexibility with working hours is expected. Fluency in English is required. A working knowledge of additional languages such as Arabic, Urdu/Hindi or other languages will be an advantage.

Minimum Qualification The Health Education/Health Promotion Specialist must hold a doctoral degree in Health Education/Health Promotion from an accredited university. Applicants should have teaching and research experience in the field of Health Promotion and overall practical and academic experience in the above field.

Preferred Qualification DrPH or PhD in Health Promotion or Health Education

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Applicants should have a track record in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level including designing curricula, overseeing courses and supervising student projects. The successful candidate will contribute to programs of undergraduate and graduate teaching, including the MPH and PhD programs as well as professional training. The IPH has a thriving graduate teaching program and currently has 23 PhD students and 35 MPH students. Academic rank will be commensurate to qualifications. Furthermore, (s)he should be accomplished in conducting and supervising research projects. Experience with qualitative research methods are essential. It is expected that (s)he will have published their research findings in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. A key requirement for the successful candidate will be their ability to serve as the principal investigator in research projects relevant to health promotion. Particular skills in developing strong links with other educational establishments, health authorities, government agencies and other institutions in the UAE and the wider region will be considered an important qualification. Experience in international collaboration is preferred. The successful candidate will have ample opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in the College of Medicine and other UAEU colleges in addition to local and regional institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicant Applicants must attach a detailed CV (including their publications), names and contact details of three referees and a cover letter.

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Public Health Institute - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

Salary 30000 - 35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience

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