Academic Faculty for Academic Support - IT dept, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Polytechnic was established by the Institute of Applied Technology in 2010 to offer a dual educational-professional training system with multiple high-tech disciplines (specializations) to produce technologists and engineers to serve the UAE industrial manpower required for Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Specifically ADP vision is to create skilled professional technologists and engineers capable of performing at the highest international standards to build a knowledge-based economy in the UAE. As a government entity AD Polytechnic is an exciting venture that is bringing the internationally recognized Applied Bachelor / Higher Diplomas of advanced careers and majors in collaboration with our partners. We provide a rigorous educational and training program, often requiring us to go outside of the country to find the best facilities for highly specialized training. The ADP community comprises ambitious students and academic staff who set a rigorous pace in the achievement of teaching excellence.
ADPOLY requires hiring an Academic Faculty for the Academic Support Department, IT Unit This is an Open Rank (Hiring Rank will depend on candidate’s post PhD relevant full time teaching experiences, no of publications in reputable journals etc).
The aim of the Academic Support Unit is to help students develop the basic IT and practical skills necessary to function effectively in an international work environment and to implement and realize curriculum in a student-centred environment to students in Abu Dhabi Polytechnic. Every faculty member is encouraged to provide ideas and suggestions leading to continuous improvement of local teaching and learning practices and encourage alignment of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment practices with instructional and delivery methods, in line with related performance improvement standards.
Comply with EHS Policies, Programs and Procedures as per IAT/ADVETI EHSMS-General Framework and take responsibility for any aspect of EHS that they are involved in
Conduct lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, and clinical sessions
Develop and update subject material
Develop and deliver different teaching approaches and models including, but not limited to, e-learning, student-centered education, blended education, flipped lecture model, individualized learning
Act as subject/course coordinators
Conduct and supervise research and scholarly activities
Undertake research aligned to their expertise, entity research focus and/or major research priorities of the UAE
Align undergraduate capstone and graduate projects with career, problem based industrial projects and patentable ideas
Engage in scholarly activities, innovation, and submission of grant applications to support research goals
Participate in professional activities such as training, conferences, workshops, etc.
Organise events and community services such as exhibitions, conferences, competitions, workshops and training sessions
Develop assessment tools, grading rubrics, and outcome assessment
Advise and mentor students
Undertake administrative functions connected to academic outcome reporting, course filing and archiving, course surveys and feedback, grade book, and e-assessments
Participate in internal and external committees
Participate in committees for strategy and policy development
Provide consultation services
Conduct any other tasks assigned by the line manager
Applicants must be qualified to Master/PhD level in IT/Computer Science/Engineering or relevant specializations and competence industrial certificates will be an advantage. (Professional Doctorates are NOT accepted i.e. Doctorate of Education or Doctorate of Business Administration etc)
Applicants should have minimum of 1-3 years teaching experience at Higher Education Institutions after completion of Master/PhD.
Evidence to active research records and publications, participating in curriculum development with minimum of 2 publications registered in Scopus Database or Scholarly Publications.
Excellent oral and written English at the level of IELTS academic band of 7. This position will be open from February 2022
- Committed to innovation in Teaching and Learning Initiatives, with a positive “can do” attitude and willingness to promote life-long learning across IAT
- Well versed in the learning paradigm and project based learning
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with diverse groups of people
- Sound understanding of technologies that support educational development and current with technology developments
- Excellent oral and written English essential.
- Commitment to student-centered, project based learning.
- Other duties as assigned, to facilitate the needs of the Head of the Unit including conducting additional periods per week in a course related subject, if required.
- Can work under pressure
- Value and strong work ethic
- Can prioritize workloads, delivering on time
- Possess strong analytical and information organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Proven time management skills
- A logical and methodical documenter
- Keeps up to date with current trends by reading manuals, technical reports, periodicals etc.
We offer a tax free salary package with excellent family benefits.
Please send your updated CV to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org and kindly quote THE7ADPOLY
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.
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