Assistant Professor, Physical Education

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
22 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.

The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualification

  • Demonstrable evidence of research and scholarship in the area of physical education, health and performance
  • Experience in grant writing and obtaining external funding for research
  • Research area that is congruent with existing lines of research within the physical education and health education department
  • Ability to integrate diversity and multicultural perspectives into teaching, and
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with departmental faculty, staff, and external partners in research.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Assistant Professor in Physical Education and Sports Science. At least, 3 years of work-experience in higher education is expected. Bilingual is preferred.

Division College of Education - (CEDU)
Department Physical Education - (CEDU)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty