Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
27 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. AOS and AOC are open, but the successful candidate would be expected to coordinate and teach the Minor in Citizenship (social & political philosophy) and to teach General Education courses in applied ethics and/or critical thinking. Those who also have competence in philosophy of cognitive science may be preferred. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The Department of Cognitive Sciences at UAEU is dynamic and diverse, with an excellent track record in research.

We seek a collegial, congenial and talented colleague in the discipline of philosophy. The UAEU is located in the city Al Ain (emirate of Abu Dhabi), on the border with Oman and about 1.5 hours’ drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi cities. The UAEU offers an attractive tax-free salary, free housing, medical insurance, and annual return airfares to the country of origin for expatriate employees and their immediate families.

There is also a modest relocation allowance and a generous furniture allowance on appointment, as well as other benefits, such as an education subsidy for children. Please submit a cover letter, a cv, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy and courses taught. The successful candidate would be expected to start work at UAEU in January 2021.

For further information and informal inquiries, please contact Dr Daniele Mezzadri at: d.mezzadri@uaeu.ac.ae.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in philosophy.

Preferred Qualification

We are seeking an energetic researcher, well-published in highly-ranked international journals, and with well-established international research networks. The successful candidate is expected to have a well-developed research plan, with the potential to attract competitive grant funding.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The language of instruction is English, in which native or near-native competence is required.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Note that all applications must be submitted through the UAEU jobs website at: https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)

Department Cognitive Sciences- (CHSS)

Job Close Date 10-12-2020

Job Category Academic - Faculty

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