Website Zayed University

English-Faculty Positions-College of Education-Abu Dhabi & Dubai

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Faculty – Liberal Arts – English and Literature
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English-Faculty Positions-College of Education-Abu Dhabi & Dubai

The University
Zayed University, a leading university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. The University has experienced rapid growth, and currently has over 900 faculty and staff serving approximately 9,500 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on its twin campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Zayed University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life, and to contribute to building a knowledge-based economy and society. Through a curriculum grounded in learning outcomes, the University expects its graduates to be proficient in both English and Arabic, and to possess the skills in communication, technology, information literacy, research, critical thinking, and global awareness that will make them leaders in the interconnected 21st-century world. English is the primary language of instruction. Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE by the Commission for Academic Accreditation, and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the USA. The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe, family-friendly, multi-national environment.

The Opportunity
Zayed University’s College of Education (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) seeks energetic and innovative English faculty able to contribute to the ongoing development of the UAE’s education system through teaching and research. Faculty will contribute to the preparation of graduates who will become exemplary professionals and future leaders able to serve national and regional development in one of the world’s most dynamic countries. Successful candidates will also assist in the planning and implementation of programs in English studies and engage in research and professional development that will and contribute to the international research profile of the university.

The College, accredited by NCATE/CAEP, is charged with the English language development in the college majors. Future include the development of English Language and Literature and English Education programs.

The College seeks English faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level with expertise in one of the following areas: Applied Linguistics/Language Studies and Language and Literature.

The Responsibilities
The positions require that the successful applicants engage in scholarly research, contribute to program and course initiatives, and offer service to the college and the university.

The Requirements
An earned Doctoral Degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with university-level teaching backgrounds in English for academic purposes, English for specific academic purposes, second language reading and writing, and content and language integrated learning. Candidates should have a record of publications and a significant research agenda in evidence.
Candidates must be qualified and experienced in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Although not a specific requirement, particular consideration will be given to faculty who have experience in international or bilingual environments.

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

To Apply
In addition to completing the online application form, applicants must also attach a cover letter, a current CV, copies of academic degrees, the names and contact details of three professional referees, a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy, and a statement of scholarly and creative interests, particularly as they may apply to the Middle East, and as to how they might involve undergraduate students.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.


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