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AssistantAssociate/Full Professor

United Arab Emirates University - Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Location: Al Ain - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive tax-free salary
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th February 2020
Expires: 11th April 2020

The College of Education (CEDU) at The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) seeks an innovative faculty member to join the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the rank of assistant/associate/full professor who are able to contribute to the ongoing and developing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in early childhood education. The successful candidates will engage in teaching, research, and program development and engage with educational stakeholders e.g. schools; government ministries, to serve the dynamic educational sector of the UAE.

The department of Curriculum and Instruction has thriving and expanding Masters and PhD programs with various concentrations and a popular undergraduate program in Early Childhood Education.

The successful candidate will be experienced in teaching and supervising at the undergraduate level and postgraduate level, serve on Department, College and University committees when required and play an active role in future College development. UAEU is a research intensive institution and the successful candidate will contribute to this with an established research portfolio in early childhood education.

Required skills/experience:

  • An earned doctorate in early childhood education or developmental/educational psychology;
  • A demonstrable research capability in the field of expertise;
  • A strong commitment to teaching excellence in teaching and student supervision at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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.

For further information, please contact the Chair of the Curriculum and Instruction Department, Dr Rachel Takriti by email at

Interviews will commence as soon as possible.

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