Assistant /Associate/Full Professor in eLearning – (Priority to UAE Nationals)
HBMSU is seeking to appoint a full-time Professor/Associate in eLearning to supports the University’s mission of providing learner-centric, quality smart learning. This involves teaching effectiveness, professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities, institutional service, professional and community service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned. Candidates should have an international reputation in eLearning or Instructional Design. A strong interest in the development and management Interactive Educational Technology – enhanced programs; and joint research activities with internal and external scholars is an added advantage. The appointee will join the School of e-Education and will be expected to familiar with online teaching platforms and pedagogies, develop smart content for relevant courses, work on quality research. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to their discipline through scholarly and creative activities.
Main roles & responsibilities
Teach both undergraduate and postgraduate courses using online learning platforms and smart technologies.
Write, design and develop e-content in the Instructional and Learning Design, Innovation and Leadership in Curriculum, Learning and Assessment, Quality assurance strategies for online teaching and learning, Online Courses design and delivery, Online assessment and evaluation, and Open Educational Resources and Mobile Learning.
Supervise, advise and mentor learners in their academic study plan and master and Ph.D. Theses.
Develop and deliver professional short courses, workshops, and interactive training programs for target groups and professional communities.
Train and coach teachers, instructional designers, and other target audiences on future digital skills.
Apply the concept of learning for skills in academic and training programs nationally and regionally.
Publish research in high quality Scopus indexed journals.
Write and apply for research grants in smart frontier technologies for rapid innovation in smart learning and pedagogy projects.
Perform administrative duties as needed.
Required qualification & skills
Hold a Ph.D. degree from an accredited university relevant to the above discipline;
Have advanced skills in using online learning technological tools and pedagogies;
Have more than 5 years of experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, curricula, and programs in Instructional and Learning Design, Innovation and Leadership in Curriculum, Learning and Assessment, Quality assurance strategies for online teaching and learning, Online Courses design and delivery, Online assessment and evaluation, and Open Educational Resources;
Have conceptual, analytical, technical, and operational competence in the field of Instructional and Learning Design, Innovation and Leadership in Curriculum, Learning and Assessment, Planning and Evaluating smart learning programs and curricula;
Have an established research record;
Knowledge of Arabic is an added advantage.