Thursday, 5 June 2014

Faculty-College of Fine Arts and Design Job at American University in the Emirates

Job Title:       Faculty-College of Fine Arts and Design
Department / College / Institute: College of Fine Arts and Design
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    American University in the Emirates
Number of Vacancies:    01


About AUE:
Where in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world do you want to go? In order to succeed in your chosen professional arena, you need relevant knowledge, confidence, a positive attitude, and the determination to select the best pathway to success.

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) offers you such a pathway to success. Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs encourage and enable students to become proactive, reflective and critical thinkers. Within the learning communities that AUE creates, students explore their evolving interests, exploit the value of informed curiosity, and become engaged in work with their faculty and peers in systematic processes of self-development and self-actualization.

Our students both develop enhanced understanding of their own cultures and learn to understand alternative cultures and perspectives, in a way that is essential within a world made increasingly small by communications and transport technologies. The American University in the Emirates values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The University promotes intercultural understanding and mutual respect, as an essential part of the 21st century environment.

AUE is a dream that has come true, driven by the perseverance and perspicacity of its founders and the members of its Board of Trustees, which is chaired by His Excellency Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki. Today AUE is one of the most rapidly developing private universities within the United Arab Emirates, and is committed to expanding the learning and teaching opportunities provided to our students and faculty, because we believe that nothing is impossible.

Job Duties:
Teaching:  
a)Teaching responsibilities include times spend in the classroom, laboratory, or telecommunication courses and in immediate preparation for them.
b)Maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught.
c) Preparing teaching materials.
d) Conferring with students on course materials.
e) Supervising thesis, projects, and papers.
 f) Directing individual and group studies.
g) Relieving written examinations and papers, evaluating presentations.
h)Supervising independent study projects.

    Advising: Student advising includes time spent with students regarding academic, curricular, and career matters.

    Researches & Creative Activity: Research will include the following: a) Work conducted to create and add to knowledge in a field, including the advancement of new theories and principles. b) Expansion & interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles c) Improvement & application of knowledge, especially in new settings.

    Service and cooperative extension: College service include service on the Academic Council, College's committees and college and Departmental committees. Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve faculty members profession.
Cooperative extension will include: 
a) Identifying current needs.
b) Adapting research results into contemporary language usable by Extension Educators and lay people.
c) Providing subject matter and process training to Extension Educators to increase their capacity.
d) Serving as a subject matter specialist in support of Extension Educators.
e) Presenting research supported information and education 
f) Providing leadership in identifying and presenting the suitable and the latest technology discipline.
g) Developing interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving.
h) Collaborating with research and teaching faculty to stay current in their fields.

 Administration: Administrative responsibilities may include major service assignments within:  
a) A college or a department
b) An institute or research center
c) an Administrative department
    Other aspects of faculty performance as requested.

Competencies and Skills Needed:

  •     Ability to serve in a collegial fashion in accordance with professional and ethical principles
  •     Ability to work under pressure
  •     Excellent oral skills
  •     Excellent written skills
  •     Knowledge of the Arabic language would be an asset
  •     Superior interpersonal communication

Salary: Competitive

Benefits:
  •     Health Insurance-
  •     Educational Allowance-
  •     Annual Leave-
  •     Air ticket-

Experience:
  •     A previous teaching experience
  •     A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching
  •     A demonstrated record of achievement in academic research

Essential Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree from an American regionally accredited university

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted. No telephone calls please.

Deadline Date: 31/07/2014

Apply Now

Faculty- College of Media and Mass Communication Job Vacancy in Dubai

Job Title:      Faculty- College of Media and Mass Communication
Department / College / Institute: College of Media and Mass Communication
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    American University in the Emirates
Number of Vacancies:    01


About AUE:

Where in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world do you want to go? In order to succeed in your chosen professional arena, you need relevant knowledge, confidence, a positive attitude, and the determination to select the best pathway to success.

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) offers you such a pathway to success. Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs encourage and enable students to become proactive, reflective and critical thinkers. Within the learning communities that AUE creates, students explore their evolving interests, exploit the value of informed curiosity, and become engaged in work with their faculty and peers in systematic processes of self-development and self-actualization.

Our students both develop enhanced understanding of their own cultures and learn to understand alternative cultures and perspectives, in a way that is essential within a world made increasingly small by communications and transport technologies. The American University in the Emirates values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The University promotes intercultural understanding and mutual respect, as an essential part of the 21st century environment.

AUE is a dream that has come true, driven by the perseverance and perspicacity of its founders and the members of its Board of Trustees, which is chaired by His Excellency Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki. Today AUE is one of the most rapidly developing private universities within the United Arab Emirates, and is committed to expanding the learning and teaching opportunities provided to our students and faculty, because we believe that nothing is impossible.

Job Duties:
    Teaching:  a)Teaching responsibilities include times spend in the classroom, laboratory, or telecommunication courses and in immediate preparation for them. b)Maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught. c) Preparing teaching materials. d) Conferring with students on course materials. e) Supervising thesis, projects, and papers. f) Directing individual and group studies. g) Relieving written examinations and papers, evaluating presentations. h)Supervising independent study projects.

    Advising: Student advising includes time spent with students regarding academic, curricular, and career matters.

    Researches & Creative Activity: Research will include the following: a) Work conducted to create and add to knowledge in a field, including the advancement of new theories and principles. b) Expansion & interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles c) Improvement & application of knowledge, especially in new settings.

    Service and cooperative extension: College service include service on the Academic Council, College's committees and college and Departmental committees. Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve faculty members profession. Cooperative extension will include: a) Identifying current needs. b) Adapting research results into contemporary language usable by Extension Educators and lay people. c) Providing subject matter and process training to Extension Educators to increase their capacity. d) Serving as a subject matter specialist in support of Extension Educators. e) Presenting research supported information and education  f) Providing leadership in identifying and presenting the suitable and the latest technology discipline. g) Developing interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving. h) Collaborating with research and teaching faculty to stay current in their fields.

    Administration: Administrative responsibilities may include major service assignments within: 
a) A college or a department
b) An institute or research center
c) an Administrative department

    Other aspects of faculty performance as requested.

Competencies and Skills Needed:
  •     Ability to serve in a collegial fashion in accordance with professional and ethical principles
  •     Ability to work under pressure
  •     Excellent oral and written skills
  •     Knowledge of the Arabic language is an asset
  •     Superior interpersonal communication skills

Salary: Competitive

Benefits:
  •     Health Insurance-
  •     Educational Allowance-
  •     Annual Leave-
  •     Air ticket-
Experience:
  •     Previous teaching experience
  •     A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching
  •     A demonstrated record of achievement in research

Essential Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree from an American regionally accredited university

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted. No telephone calls please.

Deadline Date: 31/07/2014

Apply Now

Secretary Job Vacancy at The American University in the Emirates, Dubai

Job Title:     Secretary- College
Department / College / Institute: College
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    American University in the Emirates
Number of Vacancies:    05


About AUE:
Where in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world do you want to go? In order to succeed in your chosen professional arena, you need relevant knowledge, confidence, a positive attitude, and the determination to select the best pathway to success.

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) offers you such a pathway to success. Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs encourage and enable students to become proactive, reflective and critical thinkers. Within the learning communities that AUE creates, students explore their evolving interests, exploit the value of informed curiosity, and become engaged in work with their faculty and peers in systematic processes of self-development and self-actualization.

Our students both develop enhanced understanding of their own cultures and learn to understand alternative cultures and perspectives, in a way that is essential within a world made increasingly small by communications and transport technologies. The American University in the Emirates values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The University promotes intercultural understanding and mutual respect, as an essential part of the 21st century environment.

AUE is a dream that has come true, driven by the perseverance and perspicacity of its founders and the members of its Board of Trustees, which is chaired by His Excellency Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki. Today AUE is one of the most rapidly developing private universities within the United Arab Emirates, and is committed to expanding the learning and teaching opportunities provided to our students and faculty, because we believe that nothing is impossible.

Job Duties:
  •     Communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information in professional manner
  •     Maintain confidentiality and integrity of documents and information received
  •     Draft letters and other documents
  •     Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, travel arrangements
  •     Attends all meetings, distribute agenda prior meeting, takes effective and accurate minutes and actions, shares the meeting minutes to all participants through emails
  •     Maintain office diaries and archive official documents
  •     Effectively use office equipment and office supplies and maintains an organized, functional workspace
  •     Greets visitors in person in a courteous, professional and efficient manner
  •     Execute other related work as assigned

Competencies and Skills Needed:
  •     Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with both faculty and students
  •     Ability to multitask
  •     Excellent organizational skills
  •     Sense of service, and attention to detail
  •     Ability to work with diverse populations, with discretion at the highest level
  •     Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team
  •     Excellent oral and written English skills
  •     Experience with word and excel is required
  •     Knowledge of standard office procedures and equiptment
  •     Excellent organizational skills

Benefits:
  •     Health Insurance-
  •     Annual Leave-
  •     Air ticket

Experience:
  • Previous administrative experience at a university in the UAE

Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree is essential

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted. No telephone calls please.

Deadline Date: 31/07/2014

Apply Now

American University in the Emirates Job Vacancies; Assistant-Guidance and Counseling

Job Title:        Assistant-Guidance and Counseling
Job Location: Dubai, UAE
Department / College / Institute:Guidance and Counseling
Employer:    American University in the Emirates
Number of Vacancies:    01


About AUE:
Where in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world do you want to go? In order to succeed in your chosen professional arena, you need relevant knowledge, confidence, a positive attitude, and the determination to select the best pathway to success.

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) offers you such a pathway to success. Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs encourage and enable students to become proactive, reflective and critical thinkers. Within the learning communities that AUE creates, students explore their evolving interests, exploit the value of informed curiosity, and become engaged in work with their faculty and peers in systematic processes of self-development and self-actualization.

Our students both develop enhanced understanding of their own cultures and learn to understand alternative cultures and perspectives, in a way that is essential within a world made increasingly small by communications and transport technologies. The American University in the Emirates values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The University promotes intercultural understanding and mutual respect, as an essential part of the 21st century environment.

AUE is a dream that has come true, driven by the perseverance and perspicacity of its founders and the members of its Board of Trustees, which is chaired by His Excellency Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki. Today AUE is one of the most rapidly developing private universities within the United Arab Emirates, and is committed to expanding the learning and teaching opportunities provided to our students and faculty, because we believe that nothing is impossible.

Job Duties:
  •     Facilitates the smooth flow of the office, guidance activities and counseling schedule
  •     Maintains office effeciency
  •     Develop database and identify cases for counseling and referral
  •     Maintenance and year end processing of student records for all students including current, incoming and transfer students
  •     Prepares standardized documents and materials (e.g. counseling forms, appointment forms, follow-up forms, etc.)
  •     Prepares reports of the guidance activities and minutes of meeting.
  •     Gathers Appropriate data for report and research writing related to the guidance services
  •     Performs specific duties related to the guidance services as assigned (e.g. assisting in trainings and worksops, career placement and alumni tracking, etc.)
  •     Reports to the GCC Director
  •     Establishes linkages to different companies and institutions for career opportunities of the students and workshops for the faculty and staff
  •     Plans and participates in the community events especially related to career development
  •     Plans and implements career program development for students, faculty and staff.
  •     Provides career workshops for students, faculty and staff at lease once every semester
  •     Assist graduating and undergraduating studentsto be placed in one of the leading companies in the region
  •     Facilitate career fairs at least once a year
  •     Collect banks of CV's of all graduates and graduating students
  •     Establish strong relationships with alumni students and develop a tracer program
  •     Complete written reports as requested
  •     Performs related tasks as required

Competencies and Skills Needed:
  •     Exhibits personality and demonstrates enthusiasm to relate well with the university
  •     Excellent interpersonal skills
  •     Must be bilingual (Both Arabic and English)
  •     Maintains office effeciency
  •     Excellent written and oral skills
Salary:        5,000 - 6,000

Benefits:
  •     Health Insurance-
  •     Annual Leave-
  •     Air ticket-

Experience:
  •     Previous experience in the same or any related field
Essential Qualifications:
  •     Bachelor's related to psychology or counseling
Preferred Qualifications:
  •     Master's degree is an asset

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted. No telephone calls please.

Deadline Date: 31/07/2014

Apply Now

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Finance and Banking Job in Dubai

Job Title:    Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Finance and Banking
Job Location:    Dubai International Academic City, UAE
Employer:    British University in Dubai


About BUiD
The British University in Dubai (BUiD), was established in 2004 and is the Middle East region's first, research based, postgraduate university.  BUiD offers a unique opportunity for higher education.  As one of the region's most innovative institutions, BUiD sets the standards for study and research that will significantly contribute to the technological innovation and growth of the Arab world and beyond.

The Best of British Education in Dubai
BUiD was established to facilitate access to world class education, training and research in the Middle East. At BUiD's recent first anniversary celebrations  HE, Richard Makepeace, the British Ambassador to the UAE commented that BUiD was "one of the most exciting developments in UAE/UK relations we have seen for many years".

Working in partnership with leading UK universities BUiD offers cutting edge education and research in key disciplines.  BUiD aspires to the highest, internationally recognized British standards and provisions as reflected in its partnerships with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, the Cardiff University.

All BUiD Masters programmes have accreditation eligibility from UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

BUiD is located in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai.

The Faculty of Business as part of its on-going success and growth is inviting applications from innovative and dynamic academics who are experienced in Finance and Banking and with expertise in areas such as Financial Statement Analysis, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Islamic Finance, Quantitative Methods in Finance and subjects involving Economics, Econometrics and/or Financial Economics at post-graduate and doctorate level. Applicants must be conversant with the use of MSExcel, SPSS and other software prominently used in financial markets.

Applicants with teaching and research interests in Finance, Investments, Forecasting and Trading Strategies in Financial Markets, Risk Management, International Finance, Project Finance and/or Islamic Finance and Banking are also encouraged to apply for this position.

The selected candidate must have a strong international academic record in teaching at postgraduate level and preferably at doctorate level. He/she must also have a good record of research publication with ability to develop internal and external research collaborations. Experience of securing funding from diverse funding bodies is desirable.
Candidates must have a PhD. Experience of working in international contexts is essential and experience in the Middle East, and teaching multicultural groups is desirable.

Job Duties:
Research

1.co-ordinate research activity in the subject including determining relevant research objectives

2.collaborative partnerships with other educational institutions or other bodies

3.bid for research, consultancy, and other additional funds

4.contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using other appropriate media

5.seek practical application of research findings

6.make presentations at national and international conferences and similar events

7.carry out independent research

8.act as a referee and contribute to peer assessment

Teaching and Learning
1.design and develop of the overall curricula, and develop and deliver a range of modules of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels

2.adhere to the quality assurance framework within the University’s framework, including the validation and revalidation of courses, and student admission and assessment

3.transfer knowledge including practical skills, methods and techniques

4.challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking

5.set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide feedback to students

6.ensure that the teaching content and methods of delivery are in accordance with the Quality standards of the University

Service & Administration
1.propagate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding

2.be routinely involved in complex and important negotiations both within the university and with external bodies

3.prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes

4.develop internal and external networks to foster collaboration and share information and ideas, promoting both the subject and the University

5.promote and market the work of the department in the subject area both nationally, internationally and aggressively support University profile building

6.promote a collegiate approach and develop team spirit

7.act as personal tutor and provide first line support

8.determine the final allocation of resources within own area of responsibility

9.support and be involved in strategic decisions at University level

10.develop new and creative approaches in responding to teaching and research challenges

11.take overall responsibility for health and safety in own areas of responsibility

12.ensure that appropriate risk management processes are maintained

13.understand and apply the principles of equality of opportunity in an academic context

14.undertake other such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Responsibilities of a Professor
Research

1.lead the development and implementation of research strategy

2.lead and co-ordinate research activity in the subject including determining relevant research objectives, and preparing research proposals

3.lead research and collaborative partnerships with other educational institutions or other bodies local and international

4.lead bids for research, consultancy, and other additional funds

5.write or contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using other appropriate media

6.seek practical application of research findings

7.make presentations at national and international conferences and similar events

8.carry out independent research and act as principal investigator and project leader

9.act as a referee and contribute to peer assessment

10.update knowledge and understanding in field or specialist area

Teaching and Learning
1.oversee the design and development of the overall curricula, and develop and deliver a range of modules of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels

2.develop the quality assurance framework within the University’s overall framework, including the validation and revalidation of courses, and student admission and assessment

3.transfer knowledge including practical skills, methods and techniques

4.encourage the development of innovative approaches to course design and delivery and ensure that teaching design and delivery comply with the quality and educational standards and regulations of the department

5.challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking.

6.set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide feedback to students.

7.ensure that the teaching content and methods of delivery are in accordance with equal opportunities, and respond to issues relating to staff and student needs.

Service & Administration
1.disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding.

2.be routinely involved in complex and important negotiations both within them University and with external bodies

3.prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes

4.contribute to University-wide planning and strategic development, and departmental-level strategic planning.

5.chair committees and participate in University decision-making and governance

6.promote and market the work of the Faculty and University in the subject area both nationally and internationally and aggressively support University profile building

7.exercise academic leadership for all subject area teaching and research activities

8.plan and deliver research, consultancy or similar programmes and ensure that resources are available

9.contribute to the management of quality, audit and other external assessments

10.be responsible for dealing with referred issues for students within own educational programmes

11.act as personal tutor, giving first line support.

12.provide first line support for colleagues, referring them to sources of further help if required.

13.take overall responsibility for the organising and deployment of resources within own areas of responsibility

14.act as a line manager, supervising the work of others, for example in research teams, projects, or as PhD supervisor when required

15.develop and communicate a clear vision of the Faculty’s strategic direction

16.ensure that staff are suitably qualified to work within their own area.

17.appraise and advise staff on personal and career development plans

18.promote a collegiate approach and develop team spirit and team coherence

19.foster inter-disciplinary team working

20.take overall responsibility for health and safety in own areas of responsibility

21.ensure that appropriate risk management processes are operational

22.understand and apply the principles of equality of opportunity in an academic context

23.undertake other such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Deadline Date: 15/06/2014

How to Apply:
Applicants are required to download, save and complete the Application Cover Sheet(WORD format), Academic Staff Application Form(WORD format), and Equal-opportunities Form(WORD format). Please indicate the post applied for in the subject line of the email.

Additionally, you are required to provide the following:

    A CV
    A letter of application
    A statement of research interest
    The names and contact details of three referees
Please submit your CV, application form with the additional information requested to:
Email: jobs@buid.ac.ae . This position is still open for your submission. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Professor/ Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Construction Management Urgently Needed in Dubai

Job Title:    Professor/ Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Construction Management
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    British University in Dubai


About BUiD
The British University in Dubai (BUiD), was established in 2004 and is the Middle East region's first, research based, postgraduate university.  BUiD offers a unique opportunity for higher education.  As one of the region's most innovative institutions, BUiD sets the standards for study and research that will significantly contribute to the technological innovation and growth of the Arab world and beyond.

The Best of British Education in Dubai
BUiD was established to facilitate access to world class education, training and research in the Middle East. At BUiD's recent first anniversary celebrations  HE, Richard Makepeace, the British Ambassador to the UAE commented that BUiD was "one of the most exciting developments in UAE/UK relations we have seen for many years".

Working in partnership with leading UK universities BUiD offers cutting edge education and research in key disciplines.  BUiD aspires to the highest, internationally recognized British standards and provisions as reflected in its partnerships with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, the Cardiff University.

All BUiD Masters programmes have accreditation eligibility from UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

BUiD is located in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai.

The Faculty of Business as part of its on-going success and growth is inviting applications from innovative and dynamic academics who are experienced in Construction Management.

The selected candidate must have a strong international academic record in teaching Construction Management at postgraduate level and preferably at doctorate level and must also demonstrate the ability to provide management and direction within a tertiary environment. He/she must also have a good record of research publication with ability to develop internal and external research collaborations. Experience of securing funding from diverse research sponsoring bodies is desirable.

Candidates must have a PhD. Experience of working in international contexts is essential and experience in the Middle East, and teaching multicultural groups is desirable.
Job Duties:
 Research
1.co-ordinate research activity in the subject including determining relevant research objectives
2.collaborative partnerships with other educational institutions or other bodies
3.bid for research, consultancy, and other additional funds
4.contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using other appropriate media
5.seek practical application of research findings
6.make presentations at national and international conferences and similar events
7.carry out independent research
8.act as a referee and contribute to peer assessment

Teaching and Learning
1.design and develop of the overall curricula, and develop and deliver a range of modules of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels
2.adhere to the quality assurance framework within the University’s framework, including the validation and revalidation of courses, and student admission and assessment
3.transfer knowledge including practical skills, methods and techniques
4.challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking
5.set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide feedback to students
6.ensure that the teaching content and methods of delivery are in accordance with the Quality standards of the University

Service & Administration
1.propagate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding
2.be routinely involved in complex and important negotiations both within the university and with external bodies
3.prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes
4.develop internal and external networks to foster collaboration and share information and ideas, promoting both the subject and the University
5.promote and market the work of the department in the subject area both nationally, internationally and aggressively support University profile building
6.promote a collegiate approach and develop team spirit
7.act as personal tutor and provide first line support
8.determine the final allocation of resources within own area of responsibility
9.support and be involved in strategic decisions at University level
10.develop new and creative approaches in responding to teaching and research challenges
11.take overall responsibility for health and safety in own areas of responsibility
12.ensure that appropriate risk management processes are maintained
13.understand and apply the principles of equality of opportunity in an academic context
14.undertake other such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Responsibilities of a Professor
Research

1.lead the development and implementation of research strategy
2.lead and co-ordinate research activity in the subject including determining relevant research objectives, and preparing research proposals
3.lead research and collaborative partnerships with other educational institutions or other bodies local and international
4.lead bids for research, consultancy, and other additional funds
5.write or contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using other appropriate media
6.seek practical application of research findings
7.make presentations at national and international conferences and similar events
8.carry out independent research and act as principal investigator and project leader
9.act as a referee and contribute to peer assessment
10.update knowledge and understanding in field or specialist area

Teaching and Learning
1.oversee the design and development of the overall curricula, and develop and deliver a range of modules of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels
2.develop the quality assurance framework within the University’s overall framework, including the validation and revalidation of courses, and student admission and assessment
3.transfer knowledge including practical skills, methods and techniques
4.encourage the development of innovative approaches to course design and delivery and ensure that teaching design and delivery comply with the quality and educational standards and regulations of the department
5.challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking.
6.set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide feedback to students.
7.ensure that the teaching content and methods of delivery are in accordance with equal opportunities, and respond to issues relating to staff and student needs.

Service & Administration
1.disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding.
2.be routinely involved in complex and important negotiations both within them University and with external bodies
3.prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes
4.contribute to University-wide planning and strategic development, and departmental-level strategic planning.
5.chair committees and participate in University decision-making and governance
6.promote and market the work of the Faculty and University in the subject area both nationally and internationally and aggressively support University profile building
7.exercise academic leadership for all subject area teaching and research activities
8.plan and deliver research, consultancy or similar programmes and ensure that resources are available
9.contribute to the management of quality, audit and other external assessments
10.be responsible for dealing with referred issues for students within own educational programmes
11.act as personal tutor, giving first line support.
12.provide first line support for colleagues, referring them to sources of further help if required.
13.take overall responsibility for the organising and deployment of resources within own areas of responsibility
14.act as a line manager, supervising the work of others, for example in research teams, projects, or as PhD supervisor when required
15.develop and communicate a clear vision of the Faculty’s strategic direction
16.ensure that staff are suitably qualified to work within their own area.
17.appraise and advise staff on personal and career development plans
18.promote a collegiate approach and develop team spirit and team coherence
19.foster inter-disciplinary team working
20.take overall responsibility for health and safety in own areas of responsibility
21.ensure that appropriate risk management processes are operational
22.understand and apply the principles of equality of opportunity in an academic context
23.undertake other such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

 Deadline Date: 15/06/2014

How to Apply:
Applicants are required to download, save and complete the  Application Cover Sheet(WORD format),  Academic Staff Application Form(WORD format), and Equal-Opportunities Form(WORD format). Please indicate the post applied for in the subject line of the email.

Additionally, you are required to provide the following:

    A CV
    A letter of application
    A statement of research interest
    The names and contact details of three referees

Please submit your CV, application form with the additional information requested to:
Email: jobs@buid.ac.ae . This position is still open for your submission. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution Job in Dubai

Job Title:    Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
Job Location:    International Academic City, Dubai, UAE
Employer:    British University in Dubai


About BUiD
The British University in Dubai (BUiD), was established in 2004 and is the Middle East region's first, research based, postgraduate university.  BUiD offers a unique opportunity for higher education.  As one of the region's most innovative institutions, BUiD sets the standards for study and research that will significantly contribute to the technological innovation and growth of the Arab world and beyond.

The Best of British Education in Dubai:
BUiD was established to facilitate access to world class education, training and research in the Middle East. At BUiD's recent first anniversary celebrations  HE, Richard Makepeace, the British Ambassador to the UAE commented that BUiD was "one of the most exciting developments in UAE/UK relations we have seen for many years".

Working in partnership with leading UK universities BUiD offers cutting edge education and research in key disciplines.  BUiD aspires to the highest, internationally recognized British standards and provisions as reflected in its partnerships with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, the Cardiff University.

All BUiD Masters programmes have accreditation eligibility from UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

The Faculty of Business as part of its on-going success and growth is inviting applications from innovative and dynamic academics who are experienced in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution.

The selected candidate must have a strong international academic record in teaching at postgraduate level and preferably at doctorate level. He/she must also have a good record of research publication with ability to develop internal and external research collaborations. Experience of securing funding from diverse research sponsoring bodies is desirable.

Candidates must have a PhD. Experience of working in international contexts is essential and experience in the Middle East, and teaching multicultural groups is desirable.

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Deadline Date: 15/06/2014

How to Apply:
Applicants are required to download, save and complete the  Application Cover Sheet(WORD format), Academic Staff Application Form Academic Staff Application Form(WORD format), and  Equal Opportunities Form(WORD format). Please indicate the post applied for in the subject line of the email.

Additionally, you are required to provide the following:

    A CV
    A letter of application
    A statement of research interest
    The names and contact details of three referees

Please submit your CV, application form with the additional information requested to:
Email:  jobs@buid.ac.ae.

This position is still open for your submission.

For more information about this position,write to : aymen.masadeh@buid.ac.ae

 Incomplete applications will not be accepted.