Assistant Professor, Cognitive Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Monday, 22 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The Department of Cognitive Sciences at UAEU is dynamic and diverse, with an excellent track record in research. We seek a collegial, congenial and talented colleague in the discipline of philosophy. The UAEU is located in the city Al Ain (Emirate of Abu Dhabi), on the border with Oman and about 1.5 hours’ drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi cities. The UAEU offers an attractive tax-free salary, free housing, medical insurance, and annual return airfares to the country of origin for expatriate employees and their immediate families. There is also a modest relocation allowance and a generous furniture allowance on appointment, as well as other benefits, such as an education subsidy for children. The successful candidate would be expected to start work at UAEU in January 2022. For further information and informal inquiries, please contact Dr. Simon Langford simon.langford@uaeu.ac.ae.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in philosophy.

Preferred Qualification

AOS and AOC are open, but the successful candidate would be expected to coordinate and teach the Minor in Citizenship (social & political philosophy) and to teach General Education courses in applied ethics and/or critical thinking. The language of instruction is English, in which native or near-native competence is required.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

We are seeking an energetic researcher, well-published in highly-ranked international journals, and with well-established international research networks. The successful candidate is expected to have a well-developed research plan, with the potential to attract competitive grant funding.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application package should include: a cover letter, a cv, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy and courses.

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Cognitive Sciences- (CHSS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty