Associate/Full Professor in Law

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

The University

Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. With its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates to become 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; however, Law is teaching in Arabic.   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 Legal studies, which is part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is an interdisciplinary department that offers graduate programs in Judicial Studies (MA), and Law 200 in COB, and other Law courses in ZU. The majors in the College take abroad, multidisciplinary approach to the study of politics, society, economy, and law at the local, regional and international levels.  

The Opportunity

The Department of Legal Studies at Zayed University is inviting applications for full time positions in Civil procedures Law, international private Law, commercial Law & Business Law. Candidates should hold a doctorate in Law or a Law & Islamic Sharia from credit university and be willing to contribute to teaching in post-graduate & undergraduate programs. Apart from standard introductory, theory, methods and critical thinking courses, specialization in one or more of the following substantives are as would be an advantage: Civil Law, Comparative Law, commercial Law, international private Law.  In addition to teaching and scholarly requirements, faculty are expected to provide service to the College and to the University; to participate in the development, evaluation and revision of the college curriculum; to participate in the implementation of assessment of major learning outcomes; and actively engage in research activities leading to the publication of peer-reviewed articles and/or books in their area of specialization. Faculty liaise extensively with external constituents to further the mission of the University within the community  

The Requirements

Successful candidates will fully meet the expectations for the position, 

  • A Ph.D. in Civil or Civil Procedures Law or a Ph.D. in commercial or Business Law, or international private Law. 
  • A proven record of excellence at baccalaureate-level teaching for 7 years at least for Full professor, and 5 years for Associate, and 3 for Assistant professor.
  • Dedication to curricular innovation
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications and/or presentations, in last 5 years.
  • Commitment to a sustained research program and interest in collaboration with another Faculty
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom
  • Willingness to provide service to the University and the College
  • Experience with graduate programs in Law would be an asset

The Benefits

The University‚Äôs 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  

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, the names and contact details of three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of scholarly and creative interests  

Review Process

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled