Associate/Full Professor in Educational Research Methods

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The College of Education (CEDU) at The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) seeks an innovative faculty member who is able to contribute to the ongoing and developing undergraduate and postgraduate programs in education.

The successful candidate will engage in teaching, research, and program development and engage with educational stakeholders e.g. schools; government ministries, to serve the dynamic educational sector of the UAE.

The successful candidate will join the Department of Curriculum and Instruction within the College of Education. The department has thriving and expanding Masters and PhD programs with various concentrations and a popular undergraduate program in Early Childhood Education.

The College seeks candidates at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level with expertise in educational research methods. The successful candidate will be an active researcher, be experienced in teaching and supervising at the graduate level, with experience at the undergraduate level being an advantage, be able to prepare student teachers for their future careers in education, serve on Department, College and University committees when required and play an active role in future College development.

Required skills/experience:

  • An earned doctorate in education;
  • Special interest and expertise in research methods;
  • A demonstrable research capability in the field of expertise;
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student supervision;

UAEU is based in the city of Al Ain in the Abu Dhabi Emirate. This city is approximately 90 minutes’ drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. UAEU is ranked 5th in the Arab World and 284th in the World according to QS rankings. English is the language of instruction and communication within UAEU. A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children's schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free health care insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity.

For further information, please contact the Chair of the Curriculum and Instruction Department, Dr Rachel Takriti by email at r.takriti@uaeu.ac.ae Interviews will commence as soon as possible.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants MUST have a earned doctorate. No applicant without a doctorate will be considered for this post.

Preferred Qualification


Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The College of Education is looking to appoint at the Associate/Full Professor rank. Skills, experiences, and research output is expected to be commensurate with this rank.

Division College of Education - (CEDU)

Department Curriculum&Method of Instruct(CEDU)

Job Close Date 23-12-2021

Job Category Academic - Faculty

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