Faculty, History of the Middle East
Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. With approximately 550 full-time faculty serving approximately 9500 undergraduate and 500 graduate students on its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates tobecome leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life.
The University expects its graduates to be competent in English and Arabic,proficient in the use of computing technology, and strong in quantitative and research skills.
English is the primary language of instruction and administration.
Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US. The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe and family-friendly environment.
The Department/ College
The Department of Social Sciences, which is part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is an interdisciplinary department that offers undergraduate programs in International Studies and Emirati Studies and graduate programs in Diplomacy and International Affairs(MA), Public Administration (Executive Masters), and Judicial Studies(MA). The majors in the College take a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the study of politics, society,economy,and law at the local, regional and international levels.
The Department of Social Sciences invites applications for a full time faculty position (open rank) in the History of the Middle East. Area and historical period of specialization are open but candidates with a focus on the history of the modern Middle East are particularly encouraged to apply.Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate-level courses, including courses on World History, History of the 20th Century, and Middle East history.Other courses include those related to the candidate’s area of specialization,and graduate level courses.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and the capacity to teach and research in an interdisciplinary environment. Evidence of teaching and research excellence and experience is important, including the potential to supervise thesis projects.
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive,with competitive salaries in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.
In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled for an August 2018 start. Applicants will be contacted only if they are selected for an interview.