UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor, Department of Agribusiness and Consumer Science

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
29 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2019
Ref
1893
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Agribusiness and Consumer Science seeks to fill this position in Agricultural Resource Management and Extension of Assistant Professor. This position focuses on agricultural economics and agribusiness management with emphasis on agricultural resource management and agricultural extension.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students - Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in agricultural extension, technology transfer, community development, and technology transfer. - Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of academic endeavors Conduct research and procure both internal and external funding - Conduct effectively and disseminate research and outreach findings nationally and internationally - Seek and secure internal and external funding to support research, teaching, and/or outreach - Collaborate with another faculty members in support of University, College of Food and Agriculture (CFA) and Department research mission and objectives. Actively engage in agricultural extension services, community development and outreach to the department, college and university outreach to the community in the United Arab Emirates and the profession.

Minimum Qualification

Candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agribusiness or closely related field of study and must have documented research experience on the area of agribusiness, agricultural economics and resource management with an emphasis in marketing and supply chain management. Post-doctoral experience is preferred with a scholarly emphasis on agricultural production systems, agricultural finance and risk management, industrial organization, food marketing, consumer economics, and/or agricultural and food policy is expected. Qualification requirements include evidence of potential effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research excellence, ability to develop and research effectiveness, and publications in peer review journals.

Preferred Qualification:

Candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or closely related field of study and must have documented research experience on the area of agribusiness, agricultural economics and resource management with an emphasis in agricultural extension. Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Preferred Qualification

Candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or closely related field of study and must have documented research experience on area of agribusiness, agricultural economics and resource management with emphasis in marketing and supply chain management.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAEU offers excellent benefits in the form of tax-free salary, housing, health benefits, education allowance for children, paid summer break, and return ticket for the family once a year to the country of permanent residence.

APPLICATION

Please submit as a single PDF file the following:

  • A Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of intent with background and qualifications and teaching philosophy
  • A statement of research accomplishments and interests
  • A statement describing teaching experiences
  • Names and contact information (email) of 3-4 references (letters will be requested after first screening of applications)

Special Instructions to Applicant

All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae. All enquiries may be sent to cfa-recruitment@uaeu.ac.ae.

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)

Department Agribusiness &Consumer Sci. - (CFA)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty