Zayed University offer three academic jobs

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR

 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

CAMPUS:  ABU DHABI – DUBAI

January or August 2017

The Opportunity
The Department of Social Sciences invites applications for a full time faculty position (open rank) in International Relations, with a background in the Arab Gulf/Middle East. Candidates with an interest in GCC economic and political integration are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate-level courses, including courses on Introduction to International Relations, Politics of the Gulf, International Law, and Comparative Political Systems. Other courses include those related to the candidate’s area of specialization, and graduate level courses.

The Requirements
Candidates should have a Ph.D.  at the time of appointment and the capacity to teach and research in an interdisciplinary environment. Evidence of teaching and research excellence and experience is important, including the potential to supervise thesis projects. 

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HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

CAMPUS:  DUBAI

January or August 2017

The Opportunity
The Department of Social Sciences invites applications for a full time faculty position (open rank) in the History of the Middle East. Area and historical period of specialization are open but candidates with a focus on the history of the modern Middle East are particularly encouraged to apply.  Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate-level courses, including courses on World History, History of the 20th Century, and Middle East history. Other courses include those related to the candidate’s area of specialization, and graduate level courses. 

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR ARABIC

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, and CULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF ARABIC LANGUAGE

COLLEGE of HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 

CAMPUS ABU DHABI – DUBAI

January or August 2017

The Opportunity
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is seeking full time instructors and professors who will be able to teach in its general education curriculum, and support the Arabic language needs of other programs across the University. The main responsibilities include teaching multiple sections of foundational Arabic courses, and offering courses in

Arabic literature and cinema; Arabic Culture; Translation; and Professional Writing in Arabic for academic or professional purposes.  

The Requirements
A Ph.D. in Arabic Linguistics, Literature, Culture, or related fields. Prior College/University teaching experience. Evidence of Teaching and Research excellence and experience. Demonstrated commitment to working with faculty teams in multi-section courses, and proven capacity to teach both native and non-native Arabic speakers. Fluency in English is compulsory. Familiarity, and prior experience with, the US model of general education is desirable.

The University
Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. With approximately 550 full-time faculty serving approximately 9500 undergraduate and 500 graduate students on its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life. The University expects its graduates to be competent in English and Arabic, proficient in the use of computing technology, and strong in quantitative and research skills.  English is the primary language of instruction and administration.

The Benefits
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational  subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members

To Apply
Please visit our web site www.zu.ac.ae and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.

Review Process
Review of applications will begin in October 2016 and continue until the position has been filled.

 

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