Assistant Professor in Special Education

United Arab Emirates (AE)
25 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
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 Special Education (305350) 

Job Description
The Department of Special Education, College of Education at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. Qualified candidates are expected to have a wide range of experience in the field of special education. Additionally, candidates should have experience in scholarly research in the area of special education and a strong commitment to teaching and service. Candidates who are specialize in the area of gifted education will be preferred. The UAEU is the first and leading comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Established in 1976 by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAEU has grown to over 700 faculty members in ten faculties and educates over 12,000 students. The instructional language is English. Approximately 75% of the University students are female. The College of Education strives to lead the ongoing focus of education with its federal partners across the Emirates. Candidates are expected to have evidence of established research and experience in securing external funding. Interested individuals should include in their application package a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, a brief description of current/future research activities, courses taught and names, with email addresses of three referees. Applicants are expected to be fluent in the English language. Screening of applications will begin immediately and applicants will be notified for further action. 

Minimum Qualification   
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in the area of Special Education (or any related field) from an internationally recognized university. 

Preferred Qualification     
Formal qualifications in the area of gifted education will be preferred. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     

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

Division     College of Education - (CEDU) 

Department     Special Education - (CEDU)