The School of Arts and Sciences at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Chair of the Department of International and Middle Eastern Studies and Assistant/Associate Professor of International Studies . The successful candidate will assume his/her responsibilities starting Fall 2016 (August 2016).
The successful candidate should have:
A Ph.D. in International Studies, International Relations, or Political Science from a Western-accredited institution of higher education.
· Documented teaching experience that includes teaching advanced courses in Political Science and/or International Relations
A demonstrated record of research involvement, including publications, presentations, and other scholarly activities
Excellent English written and oral communication skills
Experience teaching diverse student populations
Preferred qualifications include:
· Previous experience in team management, particularly in terms of strategic planning and growth opportunities
· Previous administrative experience in allocating budgets, establishing ties with NGOs, and planning and organizing conferences
· Previous experience in writing and responding to various accrediting agencies’ reports
Additionally, candidates are expected to meet standards for personal and professional scholarship, and assist in student advising, curriculum development, and other service to the department, school, and the AUD community.
The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children’s tuition, and other components.
The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.
Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
· Cover letter
· Updated CV
· Statement of teaching philosophy
· Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references
Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:
The American University in Dubai
P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.
No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.
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