Assistant/Associate Professor of Education
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) College of Education invites applications for two posts of Assistant/Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education. The successful candidate will have: 1. A PhD/EdD in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field e.g. Childhood Studies; 2. The ability to effectively train students to teach/work in early childhood settings with children aged 0-8; 3. A strong commitment to teaching excellence and student supervision at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; 4. An excellent research capability in their field of expertise as demonstrated by research metrics e.g. H index, externally funded grants, and publications in highly ranked journals 5. Proven track record of working with outside agencies on project work. The application package should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed resume, (3) names of two references with contact information, and (4) teaching statement that includes a list of courses taught. Please note candidates MUST have an earned PhD/EdD. UAEU is based in the city of Al Ain in the Abu Dhabi Emirate. This city is approximately 90 minutes’ drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. UAEU is ranked 6th in the Arab World and 290th in the World according to QS rankings. English is the language of instruction and communication within UAEU. A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children's schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free health care insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity. To apply, or for further information please contact Dr Rachel Takriti by email at The selection process is ongoing and interviews will commence as soon as possible.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualification


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