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Faculty member in early childhood education specialist
UAE University

Date Posted Mar. 26, 2019
Title Faculty member in early childhood education specialist
University UAE University
Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department College of Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Childhood/Youth Education

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for a faculty member in the College of Education (CEDU). We are looking for candidates with a PhD in early childhood education who can teach on teacher training programmes, specialising in preparing student teachers to teach in early years education (K-2). Candidates are expected to have:

  • A PhD in early years education;
  • the ability to train student teachers to teach in early years settings;
  • a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student supervision at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • a demonstrable research capability in their field of expertise.

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.
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 5th in the Arab World and 350th 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. We are advertising for several posts, please ensure to state which specialisation you are applying for.

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