Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Preparatory Program, English

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.


The newly-established Khalifa University the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, and the Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University endeavors 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 economy. 


The Preparatory Program prepares students in the content areas of English, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics to ready them for success in their undergraduate studies. The responsibilities of faculty members in the Preparatory Program shall be able to provide high-quality learning experiences to the students of the preparatory program in subject areas allocated to them. Faculty will report to the director of the Preparatory Program and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of Khalifa University.

The positions are open for Lecturer and Senior Lecturer ranks.


  • Minimum Master’s degree in a related discipline from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience relevant to the position is required
  • Particular emphasis will be placed on candidates with a background in TESOL/ TEFL.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education.
  • Preference will also be given to applicants who have demonstrated a passion for teaching.


A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references and send them by email to Applicants should indicate which position they are applying for in their cover letter. Please state the above-reported reference code(s) in the email subject. Successful applicants should be available to take up the posts in January 2021/ August 2021. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.