ZAYED UNIVERSITY

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biology

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
21 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part 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 approximately 550 full-time faculty serving approximately 9500 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students on 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.  

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 Life & Environmental Sciences, which is part of the College of Natural and Public Health, is an interdisciplinary department that currently offers undergraduate programs in Life & Environmental Science, Psychology and Human Services, and Public Health and Nutrition, as well as Health Care Administration (Executive Masters).    The College of Natural and Public Health (CNHS), which also houses the Department of Life & Environmental Sciences, is firmly grounded in the UAE’s determination to build a sustainable future while preserving the integrity of its traditions.  The College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in key areas that promote the study of issues related to environmental, social, cultural and economic sustainability. 

The majors in the College take a broad, multidisciplinary approach to identifying and addressing the complex, intertwined areas of modern society and its sustainable relationship to the natural environment.  CNHS students are uniquely equipped, through research and internship experience, to understand and to work at the intersections of the traditional disciplines of the cultural, social, humanitarian, political, scientific and technological fields.  

The Opportunity

The Department of Life & Environmental Sciences is seeking enthusiastic and experienced part-time candidate who will be able to teach courses in Biology.  

The Requirements

Candidates should have a PhD at the time of appointment in Biology from a recognized university, and the capacity to teach in an interdisciplinary environment. Evidence of teaching excellence and experience is important along with a student-centered and innovative approach to teaching. Preference will be given to those able to teach introductory courses at the undergraduate level Biology. Also, candidate expected to start in the next academic semester start in January 2020.  

Applicants must have a valid UAE residence visa and will be required to provide a No Objection Letter from their sponsor.   

To Apply

Please visit our web site www.zu.ac.ae and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. 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 Process

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and continue until the position has been filled.

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