Assistant Professor in Physical Education

United Arab Emirates (AE)
25 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: UAE

Organization Name:   United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) 

About University:    United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE. 

In its drive to achieve international research stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked #5 in the Arab World and #350 worldwide. 

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand.  UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence. 

Job Category     Academic - Faculty

Job Type     Permanent 

Assistant Professor in Physical Education (329890) 
Job Description     

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. 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. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

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

Preferred Qualification   

  • Interest and involve in clinical research;
  • Demonstrable evidence of research and scholarship in the area of specialization;
  • Experience in grant writing and obtaining external funding for research;
  • Research area that is congruent with existing lines of research within the physical education and health education;
  • Ability to integrate diversity and multicultural perspectives into teaching; and
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with departmental faculty, staff, and external partners in research. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     
Assistant/Associate Professor in Biomechanics. At least, 3 years of work-experience in higher education is expected. Bilingual is preferred. 

Special Instructions to Applications     
Please submit your application online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp 

Division     College of Education - (CEDU) 

Department     Physical Education - (CEDU)