Open Rank/Social Work Faculty

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
03 May 2021
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Social Wellbeing at CHSS seeks to make an appointment to a full time faculty in the Social Work Program at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. In order to be appointed at the associate and full professor level, candidates will need to be a recognized authority in their field, developing and maintaining a high-profile external profile and will become a leading member of a dynamic, cutting edge research culture, having access to the excellent research facilities which UAEU offers. They will have a vital role to play in the development and achievement of CHSS within the context of the strategic goals of UAEU, leading research and scholarship in your field. They will be expected to lead on advanced, internationally excellent research, securing high impact research funding, to teach and to supervise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to contribute to admissions, examining and assessment, and to contribute fully to academic administration in both the Department and the College. The Department of Social Wellbeing CHSS is housed in a state-of-the -art facility on Maqam campus offering undergraduate and graduate programs. For additional information about the Department and our programs, please see the following web site: https://chss.uaeu.ac.ae/en/departments/social_wellbeing/index.shtml With more than 3,500 students and approximately 150 faculty members, CHSS is the largest of the nine colleges that make up the UAE University. The College has a distinct identity, informed by a rich academic tradition, a firm commitment to heritage and innovation, and a dedication to serve our community and the nation. The successful candidate will make a full contribution to the academic life of the University through research, teaching and academic service. They are expected to have extensive teaching experience, together with a significant publication record, proven research experience and to have demonstrated academic leadership and an ability to lead and manage effectively. There is considerable flexibility in the organization of duties and faculty workload planning is undertaken as part of ongoing staff review with the Department Chair in order to ensure appropriate time and opportunity to undertake all duties as well as for professional development. The broad balance of duties for Professors (at all levels) includes Teaching, Supervision and Examining (40%), Research (40%) and to contribute to the overall development of the College and Departmental profile as a world-leading provider of education, training and research of the highest academic standard (20%).

Minimum Qualification

Candidates must have a PhD in Social Work with extensive experience in teaching practice related courses from an accredited and reputable Western university granted through a full-time doctoral study and residency.

Preferred Qualification

Preference will be given to candidates who have a social work practice background in addition to the teaching experience. Duties involve teaching, conducting research, advising students and department. All teaching is delivered in English. Therefore, native or near-native English is required. Masters in Social Work will be an additional preferred qualification

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Open rank (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor)

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Arabic Language & Literature-(CHSS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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