Associate Professor/Professor, Arabic Language and Literature
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is searching for a faculty member with a strong capacity in Arabic Language and Literature. Candidates should be dedicated to excellence in teaching and field education, with a strong commitment to high professional standards. Faculty members will also conduct appropriate scholarship and research that leads to full participation in the academic life of the University and the scholarly community at large. The faculty member, as a part of a cooperative and collegial campus community, will advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, perform college service and pursue an applied and/or practice research agenda, 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 in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the College as well as the Department of Arabic Language and Literature.
United Arab Emirates University
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, and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). The QS world ranking recently recognized UAEU in the top 300 universities and 27th best ‘Young’ university globally. With a faculty numbering more than 930 and nearly 14,000 students from 64 nationalities, the flagship university is always striving for self-improvement and holds accreditation with WSCUC, ABET and AACSB. As part of the University’s strategic plan there is a clear agenda to achieve international research stature, by partnering with industry and international research organizations to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world.
The University’s programs and research continue to garner national and global recognition and rankings. 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 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 language of instruction and operation is English. 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. He or she will also exhibit a commitment to a student-centered approach to teaching.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Subject to timeliness for the successful applicant, this appointment will commence in January 2021.
Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Arabic Language & Literature-(CHSS)
Job Close Date 27-09-2020
Job Category Academic - Faculty