Adjunct, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 29 January 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Adjunct Faculty at any  professorial rank in Political Sciences and International Relations - College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Department of International Studies - Abu Dhabi Campus or Dubai Campus , starting in August 2021.  

The University

Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. With its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life. The University expects its graduates to be competent in English and Arabic, proficient in the use of computing technology, and strong in quantitative and research skills. English is the primary language of instruction and administration. Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US. The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe and family-friendly environment.  

The Department/ College

The Department of International Studies, which is part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, offers undergraduate programs in International Studies and a graduate program in Diplomacy and International Affairs (MA). 

The Opportunity

The Department of international Studies invites applications for adjunct faculty positions in Political Science or International Relations. A secondary teaching capacity in History would be an added asset. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. An acceptance of an adjunct position at Zayed University does not preclude a subsequent application for a full-time position.  

The Requirements

Successful candidates are expected to fully meet the expectations for the position, which include:

  • A Ph.D. in  Political Science or International Relations •A proven record of excellence at baccalaureate-level teaching..
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications and/or presentation
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom
  • Experience with graduate programs would be an asset  

To Apply

Please visit our web site and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, the names and contact details of three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of scholarly and creative interests.

Review Process

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled 

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