UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor - The Department of Arid Land Agriculture

Location
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Posted
19 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Professor 

Grade Number  21

Position Number   308350

Posting Number   1845

Job Description 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION

The Department of Arid land Agriculture seeks to fill this position in Fisheries and Marine Science at the of level of Assistant 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 costal 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. 

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 

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. 

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) All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae

Job Close Date     28-02-2018