Instructor in Agribusiness & Consumer

United Arab Emirates (AE)
26 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
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

Instructor in Agribusiness & Consumer (308370)

Job Description     
An instructor position in the area of Agricultural Extension & Education and/or Agricultural Economics at the Department of Agribusiness and Consumer Sciences starting Fall 2019-20. Qualified candidates will be considered commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate level and actively engage in promoting the growth of the College of Food and Agriculture at UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instructions and communication in the College of Food and Agriculture. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Minimum Qualification     
Applicant must have an earned doctorate or masters in agricultural education and extension/agricultural economics/agribusiness or related fields. The ability to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of agricultural education and extension is a must. 

Preferred Qualification     
Applicant with demonstrated experience in teaching agricultural education and extension as well as with experience in conducting training programs for field extension. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     
Special Instructions to Applications     Candidates should apply through the University website (https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp

Division     College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA) 

Department     Agribusiness &Consumer Sci. - (CFA)