UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate Professor in Fisheries and Marine Science

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
09 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 2021
Ref
2435
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Integrative Agriculture seeks to fill this position in Fisheries and Marine Science at the level of Assistant/ Associate Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities. This position focuses on Marine and Fisheries resource management, production and conservation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Department of Integrative Agriculture seeks to fill this position in Fisheries and Marine Science at the level of Assistant/ Associate Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities. This position focuses on Marine and Fisheries resource management, production and conservation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The college envisions educating, training and conducting frontier research to advance commercial fisheries, recreational fisheries, and aquaculture systems. The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program with emphasis on sustainable management of fisheries while preserving optimal marine ecosystem for advancing the UAE fishery industry. Assessing climate change and its current/future impact on coastal productivity will be highly encouraged. The incumbent should be able to obtain/attract extramural funding through individual and collaborative efforts. The candidate must develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of emphases described above, supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students, and building a strong outreach program with the relevant government organizations/institutes, private sector and agricultural industry.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidate must hold a PhD degree in Fisheries or Marine Sciences, or closely related field and must have documented research experience in marine resource management, and development of sustainable harvesting practices for commercial fisheries stocks. Post-doctoral experience with a scholarly emphasis on freshwater fish ecology, aquaculture, or quantitative fishery science is desired. Evidence of research excellence, ability to develop and effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses is expected.

UNIVERSITY – about us United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a flagship national university in the United Arab Emirates founded in 1976, located in Al-Ain, a beautiful 4,000 years old town nestled in an oasis The university is WASC accredited and enrolls approximately 14,000 students and offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges in various disciplines. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE and the region. The university is currently ranked #1 in the UAE, #6 in the Arab World and #390 worldwide. The College of Food & Agriculture (CFA), established in 1988, is unique in the nation with focus on Agriculture, Food, Nutrition & Health, and Veterinary Medicine. The college boasts a large-number of state-of-the art laboratories that provide students with a vibrant research/learning experience using latest technology in diverse disciplines through undergraduate, Masters and PhD programs in diverse disciplines.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAEU offers excellent benefits in the form of tax-free salary, housing, health benefits, education allowance for children, paid summer break, and return ticket for the family once a year to country of permanent residence.

APPLICATION

Please submit as a single PDF file the following:

  • A Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of intent with background and qualifications and work philosophy
  • A statement of research accomplishments and interests - A statement describing teaching experiences
  • Names and contact information (email) of 3-4 references (letters will be requested after first screening of applications)

Minimum Qualification

Candidate must hold a PhD degree in Fisheries or Marine Sciences, or closely related field and must have documented research experience in marine resource management, and development of sustainable harvesting practices for commercial fisheries stocks. Post-doctoral experience with a scholarly emphasis on freshwater fish ecology, aquaculture, or quantitative fishery science is desired. Evidence of research excellence, ability to develop and effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses is expected

Preferred Qualification

Assistant or Associate Professor with a significant international research record in the concerned field.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience  

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CFA)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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