Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

United Arab Emirates (AE)
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences 
The United Arab Emirates University is seeking to appoint an experienced and internationally recognized academic leader as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The appointee should assume a leading role in the development of the College to become among the well-known Humanities and Social Sciences Colleges worldwide and support the university efforts to meet its ambitious educational and research mission. Successful candidates should have held senior academic administrative positions in a reputable research university.

Established in 1977, and located in the oasis city of Al Ain, UAE University is one of the leading comprehensive universities in the region, with significant research output and a strong community engagement mission. More than 13,000 students are enrolled in the University's nine colleges and are supported by 600 PhD faculty members and 320 instructors (with Master's Degrees). The University offers a broad array of undergraduate and graduate Degree Programs.

With more than 3,500 students and 150 faculty members, CHSS (https://chss.uaeu.ac.ae/en/) is one of the largest Colleges in the University, distinguished by a rich tradition, commitment to heritage and innovation and a dedication to serve the community and the nation. The College offers 17 undergraduate degrees, a growing number of Master’s programs, as well as an established PhD program.

The Dean acts as the executive officer of the College and reports to the Provost. As such, the Dean's duties include overall responsibility for the academic, administrative, and budgetary operation of the College, including enhancement of existing academic programs, recruitment of new faculty, and development of networks that will provide support to achieve the College mission. 

The remuneration package is attractive and includes a competitive, tax-free salary, housing and furniture allowance, education allowance for children, health insurance for family and annual vacation air tickets.
Interested qualified applicants are requested to send a cover letter, current CV, and supporting documents to executivesearch@uaeu.ac.ae