Instructor, College of Technological Innovation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
30 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The College

The College of Technological Innovation (CTI) seeks to produce graduates recognized by business, government, and educational institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Gulf Region, and the rest of the world. It also seeks to develop a strong applied research capacity in emerging technologies directed towards meeting the ICT needs of the UAE and Gulf region. CTI’s academic programs are practical, competency-based, and designed to prepare students for successful careers as Information Technology professionals.

At the undergraduate level, CTI offers a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with concentrations in Security & Network Technologies (ABET/CAC accredited), and Web and Mobile Application Development. CTI also offers a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems & Technology Management (ABET/CAC accredited) jointly with the College of Business. CTI also offers a joint program in Multimedia Design (NASAD substantial equivalency status). CTI is also expanding its Bachelor’s programs to include engineering programs in the near future. At the graduate level, CTI offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Information Technology with Specialization in Cyber Security.

Currently, CTI has 60 full-time faculty and 1940 students (male and female) seeking majors in the College on its Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses. To support the expansion of programs, CTI will be substantially expanding its faculty. Successful candidates will enter a dynamic, growing organization that is active in both teaching, research and service.

The Opportunity

The Department of Computing and Applied Technology in CTI offers a number of theory courses which have accompanying laboratory courses. These laboratory courses cover three (3) discipline areas: Software Development, Information Security, and Networking Technologies. It is essential that a candidate be able to instruct in at least two of the three laboratory discipline areas.

The role of an instructor in the CTI is to work closely with the faculty teaching the theory course to design, develop, enhance and deliver supporting laboratory exercises, tasks to students in a laboratory/case study setting. Instructors do not generally teach regular theory courses.

CTI seeks qualified candidates to fill full-time, multi-year faculty positions beginning August 2020 (depending on the availability of successful candidates) at the rank of Instructor in the following areas:

  • Information Security (desirable expertise: network security, ethical hacking and penetration testing).
  • Software development (desirable expertise: Python)
  • Networking technologies (desirable expertise: networking fundamentals, familiarity with Cisco hardware and software)

The Requirements

Applicants should have a MSc. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Information Security, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering with at least 3 years of teaching experience in internationally accredited universities. Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong record of or potential for teaching excellence. They are also expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required. Preference will be given to applicants with professional experience, professional certification, or international experience in a multi-cultural environment.

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package includes salaries free of tax in the U.A.E., housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children, and healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, please attach the following:

  1. Cover letter that should state the discipline area and the date you are applying for (August 2020 / January 2021).
  2. Current curriculum vitae.

For any inquiry about the position, please email the Chair of the Hiring Committee at

Review Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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