CMMC - Faculty - International Relations (Visiting Faculty)

American University in the Emirates
  • Location
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 02

Position description

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

Academic Year: 2023-2024

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

  • International Relations (English) 

 Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load: 24 credit hours per academic year 

Joining Date: 21-August-2023

Job purpose

Responsible for providing 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
  • 18 credit hours of graduate studies in the required field.
  • Minimum three research publication in Scopus journals in the last five years
  • Equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE
  • WES Equivalency if the degree was not issued from United States


  • 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 America.

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 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

  • Instructional Delivery (Teaching Performance) 10%
  • Instructional Management 10%
  • Assessment and Evaluation 10%
  • Curriculum Development and Review 10%
  • Research, and/or Scholarship 20%
  • Professional Development 10%
  • Academic Advising and Academic Success 15%
  • Service 15%


  • 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.

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