Monday, 19 May 2014

Assistant Professor Job Vacancy at The United Arab Emirates University

Job Title     Assistant Professor
Position Number     311630
Posting Number     739
Division     College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department     Social Work - (CHSS)
Job Location:     Al-Ain, UAE
Job Category     Faculty
Job Type     Permanent
Employer:    United Arab Emirates University

About UAEU
Welcome to the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students.  As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science.  With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

Job Description    
The United Arab Emirates University is seeking full-time faculty at open rank in the department of social work for the 2014-2015 academic year. Language of instruction at UAEU is English and Bilingual English/Arabic within the social work program. The faculty member will teach in the BSW and MSW levels. Candidates should have direct social work practice experience with diverse ethnic populations and be dedicated to excellence in teaching and field education, with a strong commitment to high professional standards. Faculty with Arabic language proficiency are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty members will also conduct appropriate scholarship and research that leads to full participation in the academic life of the University and the scholarly community at large. The faculty member, as a part of a cooperative and collegial campus community, will advise students, perform college service and pursue an applied and/or practice research agenda. Screening of applications will continue until the position is fille.

Minimum Qualification    
  • Required qualifications include a PhD degree in social work or earned doctorate in related field; 
  • Master of Social Work degree and post-MSW practice experience. 

Preferred qualifications include: 
Arabic language proficiency, previous university/college teaching experience at both the BSW and MSW level; teaching/practice experience in Practice, Research, Policy, Forensic Social Work, mental health. Candidates who enjoy serving as role models and mentors for a diverse student body are preferred. The salary is competitive, and commensurate with education and experience.
A detailed CV along with teaching philosophy and research interest statement is required.
Documented evidence of research, publications, teaching (BSW& MSW students) and practice experience with minority populations is expected.

Deadline Date: Open until fills

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