Faculty - Diplomacy

American University in the Emirates
  • Location
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 29

Position description

The American University in the Emirates invites Ph.D. holder applicants for full-time faculty (Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor).

Academic Year: 2020-2021

The faculty required will be teaching in one or more of the below Specializations:

College of Security & Global Studies

  • Diplomacy

Instruction Language:

English

Teaching Load: 24 credit hours per academic year

Job purpose: Responsible to provide students with professional expertise in teaching, assessing student work, academic advising, participating in administrative and committee activities, professional service, and community service.

Qualifications & Education:

  • Ph.D. in the related field from an accredited university in the United States of America or a recognized University accredited by an American Accreditation body
  • Applicant must have completed a Philosophy Doctorate (Ph.D.) by the time of recruitment from an internationally accredited university

Experience:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate and graduate program level teaching
  • Candidate must have either higher Education or Teaching experience in an accredited university in the United States of American.

Skills / Training / Knowledge:

  • Curricular development and review.
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications
  • Continued research program and interest in collaboration with another faculty.
  • Ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom.
  • Willingness to provide service to the University and the College.
  • Excellent English Proficiency and Communication skills for Faculty teaching in English
  • Excellent Arabic Proficiency and Communication skills for faculty teaching in Arabic

Key Competencies:

  • Teaching / Class Activities
  • Academic Advising
  • Research Activities
  • Curriculum Development
  • Professional Development Activities
  • Community Service
  • University Service

Responsibilities:

  • Expected to present research and practice-driven teaching
  • Adapt to the latest pedagogical techniques that stimulate students to inquiry and to encompass a broad and coherent body of knowledge, attaining the skills and competencies through engaging delivery techniques and development of appropriate assessments
  • Supervision of thesis, capstone and internship assignments of students
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed articles in the area of specialization, thus contributing to the Mission of the University.
  • Provide academic advising and guidance to the students in the program's learning outcomes, curriculum planning, and career planning.
  • Evaluating students’ performance and grading. Providing clear assessment criteria that reflect course content and its learning outcomes, setting expectations to students, avoiding cognitive biases.
  • Contribute to regular curriculum reviewing and improving the existing curriculum or developing new specialization or program.
  • Participate by working in a task force or workgroup to accomplish assignments or projects such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to the university, discipline, and the community.
  • Acquire the latest academic techniques, discipline and professional certification, technology-related development, and leadership development through attending in-campus and out-campus workshops, seminars, and training.

Application instructions

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