Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
29 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Division College of Education - (CEDU)

Department Special Education - (CEDU)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty