UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor/Professor, Arabic Language and Literature

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
Thursday, 1 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 April 2021
Ref
2785
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the UAE’s premier teaching and research institution. The first national university in the UAE, founded in 1976, the UAEU is among the nation's most academically diverse universities offering 52 Bachelor’s degree programs, 37 Master’s programs, a Doctor of Medicine (MD), several PhD programs. The University’s programs and research continue to garner national and global recognition and rankings. The QS world ranking recently recognized UAEU in the top 300 universities and 27th best ‘Young’ university globally. This is attributable to research output increasing by more than 50% in high ranked journals in the past five years and more than half of UAEU’s research output is published in top quartile journals. UAEU has built its reputation on excellence through cultural diversity; integrity and transparency; innovation; collaboration; engagement; transformation and student focus. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is searching for a faculty member with a strong capacity (proven track record/ extensive experience/a strong background/) to join the Department of Arabic language and literature. Candidates should be dedicated to excellence in teaching, field education, research, and demonstrate a strong commitment to high professional standards, significant and successful teaching and advising experience at the undergraduate level as well as demonstrable research capability to develop a research program in his/her area of expertise The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position in Arabic language and literature department. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will hold an earned Ph.D. in the discipline from an accredited university and will meet the qualifications for the relevant rank. the applicant must have native or near native English skills. The successful applicant will also have a record of refereed publications and an agenda of on-going research. Subject to timeliness for the successful applicant, this appointment will commence in August 2021.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualification

The successful applicant will hold an earned Ph.D. in the discipline from an accredited university and will meet the qualifications for the relevant rank. As the language of instruction and operation is English, the applicant must have native or near native English skills. The successful applicant will also have a record of refereed publications and an agenda of on-going research, or evidence of noteworthy scholarly promise in the case of younger scholars. Industry experience is an advantage. He or she will also exhibit a commitment to a student-centered approach to teaching.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience Associate Professor/Professor

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Arabic Language & Literature-(CHSS)
Job Close Date 30-04-2021
Job Category Academic - Faculty