Assistant / Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
01 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University has a vacancy for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy. AOS and AOC are open, but the successful candidate will be expected to teach General Education courses in applied ethics and/or critical thinking as well contributing to the Minors in Cognitive Science and/or Citizenship. The Department of Cognitive Sciences at UAEU is dynamic and diverse, with an excellent track record in research.

We seek a collegial and talented colleague in the discipline of philosophy. The UAEU is located in Al Ain city (Emirate of Abu Dhabi), on the border with Oman and about 1.5 hours’ drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi cities. The UAEU offers an attractive tax-free salary, free housing, medical insurance, and annual return airfares to the country of origin for expatriate employees and their immediate families. There is also a modest relocation allowance and a generous furniture allowance on appointment, as well as other benefits, including an education subsidy for children. The successful candidate will be expected to start work at UAEU in January 2023. Applications must be submitted through the UAEU jobs website at: https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp

For further information and informal inquiries, please contact Dr Simon Langford at: simon.langford@uaeu.ac.ae.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is essential.

Preferred Qualification

We are seeking an energetic researcher, well-published in high-ranking international journals, and with well-established international research networks. The successful candidate is expected to have a well-developed research plan, with the potential to attract competitive grant funding.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The language of instruction is English, in which native or near-native fluency is required.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application package: cover letter, cv, brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy and experience.

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Cognitive Sciences- (CHSS)
Job Close Date 12-08-2022
Job Category Academic - Faculty