UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Professor - The Nutrition and Health Department

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

Professor

Grade Number    21

Position Number   300793


Posting Number    1861

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION
The Nutrition and Health Department, College of Food and Agriculture at the United Arab Emirates University invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in Nutrition and Wellness at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with primary research and secondary teaching responsibilities.

RESPONSABILITIES
The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program in wellness management among diverse human age groups through nutritional optimization and implementation of various preventative approaches including exercise. The focus of research must preferably be on early prevention and management of lifestyle induced chronic diseases. High quality original research publications from the conducted work in reputed international journals is an expectation. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in various nutrition and health related disciplines with emphasis on aspects related to the position. The candidate will maintain a strong graduate program, train postdocs and other trainees, interact closely with health agencies/organizations and develop programs for the benefit of the community.

Minimum Qualification
Ph.D. in Nutritional and/or Health Science with emphasis on wellness and management of lifestyle related chronic diseases in diverse human populations. Experience in teaching human nutrition and wellness courses at graduate and undergraduate level, mentoring graduate students, a track record of impactful publications and extramural grants as well as the ability to successfully collaborate with other faculty members are essential. 

Preferred Qualification
Ph.D. in Nutritional and/or Health Science with emphasis on wellness and management of lifestyle related chronic diseases in diverse human populations. 

SALARIES 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 tickets for the family once a year for country permanent residence.

APPLICATION
Please submit as a single PDF file the following: " A detailed Curriculum Vita " A letter of intent with background, qualification for the position and work philosophy " A statement of research accomplishments and interests " A statement describing teaching experience " Names and contact information of 5 references 

Special Instructions to Applicant

All application materials must be submitted online at http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae. All inquiries may be sent to cfa.recruitment@uaeu.ac.ae.  

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