Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Preparatory/undergraduate Chemistry
Organization Name College of Arts and Sciences
Khalifa University of Science and Technology aims to be a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi. Its mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Its vision is to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE's rapidly developing knowledge-based economy.
The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional industries in key themes such as Energy,Materials Science, Aerospace, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications. The College is a vibrant community of academic scholars,students and staff who are dedicated to excellence in science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. The College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world. Our ambition is to become an internationally recognized center of research excellence and of research-led teaching.
The Department of Chemistry comprises some 25 faculty members and laboratory staff. The Department offers a BSc. in Chemistry (with tracks in Environmental,Materials and Forensic Chemistry), launched in 2017 and also teaches chemistry to students majoring in engineering. There is also a well-established MSc programme in Applied Chemistry.
The Preparatory Program aims to equip student with both academic and non-academic life-long learning skills to successfully embark on undergraduate courses. The combined chemistry,mathematics and physics courses prepare students to undertake undergraduate programmes in the College of Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering. The courses use lectures, laboratories, a web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system (ALEKS) and a common project as an introduction to the material, with active learning and problem solving to emphasize concepts. The focus of the course is on applying learned skills, as well as relevant math- and science-related concepts.
More information can be found at: https://www.ku.ac.ae/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/
We invite applications for faculty positions at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer ranks from candidates with experience of teaching chemistry at an introductory(sub-degree/1st year) level. A minimum of a Master degree in a chemical science is required together with three years (eight years for a Senior post) teaching experience. There is no expectation that an independent chemistry research group will be set up although an interest in developing and applying recent research in chemical education will be an advantage.
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