Instructor, Department of Education Studies

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
19 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
29 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The University

Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. With its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life. The University expects its graduates to be competent in English and Arabic, proficient in the use of computing technology, and strong in quantitative and research skills. English is the primary language of instruction and administration. 

Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US. The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe and family-friendly environment.  

The Department/ College

The College of Education, accredited by NCATE/CAEP, is currently in the process of expanding and deepening its existing Baccalaureate and Master’s Degree offerings, and in developing robust applied research and professional development programs directly relevant to schools in the UAE. The college has an Early Childhood Education Center on its Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses, providing a research-based model for early childhood education that features bilingual language acquisition (English and Modern Standard Arabic), discovery and numeracy development, and parent education.  

The Opportunity

The Department of Education Studies at Zayed University’s College of Education (Dubai) seeks energetic Teacher Educators at the Instructor rank.     

The Responsibilities

The position requires successful applicants to engage in teaching introductory courses and practicums, and engagement in college and university service activities. In addition, responsibilities include substantive involvement with the College’s Office of Field Experience which oversees the placement of teacher candidates in partner schools for their practicums and internship.   

The Requirements

  • An earned Masters Degree in Education Studies or a related field. 
  • Organizational and management skills are preferred and professional experience in K-12 is valued.
  • Although not a specific requirement, particular consideration will be given to faculty who have experience in international or bilingual environments, or who can work effectively in both English and Arabic.  

Starting date: January 2021  

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members  

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, applicants must also attach a cover letter, a current CV, the names and contact details of three professional referees, a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly and creative interests, particularly as they may apply to the Middle East, and as to how they might involve undergraduate students. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview  

Review Process

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled 

Job: Full time Faculty - Instructor - College of Education - Department of Education Studies - Dubai

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