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Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

Sharjah (Emirate) (AE)
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Summary:

The Sharjah Education Academy is seeking a faculty member in Educational Leadership (Assistant Professor or open rank). In this position, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of education in Sharjah and the region. Your expertise and leadership will contribute to the development and implementation of cutting-edge educational practices and policies, ensuring the growth and success of school leadership as a profession across the United Arab Emirates.


Teaching and Curriculum Development: Develop and deliver high-quality courses and curriculum in educational leadership at postgraduate level. Foster critical thinking, innovation, and practical skills in students pursuing careers in education and educational leadership.

Research and Scholarship: Conduct original and impactful research in educational leadership, with a focus on the local and regional context. Publish research findings in reputable journals, present at conferences, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field.

Mentoring and Advising: Provide guidance, mentorship, and academic advising to students.

Program Development: Contribute to the development and enhancement of educational leadership programs within the institution. Collaborate with faculty and administrators to design and update curriculum, ensuring alignment with best practices and current educational trends.

Leadership and Administration: Demonstrate leadership within the institution by participating in committees, engaging in academic governance, and contributing to strategic planning initiatives. Contribute to the development of policies and procedures related to educational leadership programs.

Community Engagement: Engage with local educational organizations, governmental bodies, and community stakeholders to build partnerships and foster collaboration. Contribute to the advancement of educational leadership practices in the United Arab Emirates through workshops, seminars, and consulting activities.

Professional Development: Continuously update knowledge and skills through participation in professional development activities. Stay abreast of advancements in educational leadership theories, methodologies, and technologies.


  • A doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent) in educational leadership or a closely related field.
  • A strong record of teaching, research, and scholarly publications in educational leadership or related areas.
  • Demonstrated expertise in educational leadership theories, models, and practices.
  • Experience in curriculum development and program design in the field of educational leadership.
  • Prior experience mentoring and advising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Strong leadership and administrative skills, with a proven ability to contribute to institutional initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential; proficiency in Arabic is preferred.

Application Process: Interested candidates are requested to submit the following materials in pdf only:

  • A cover letter highlighting their qualifications and suitability for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) including a list of publications.
  • Please submit these documents to

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