Assistant Professor of Education (Leadership)


Job title: Assistant Professor of Education (Leadership)

Company: American University Of Ras Al Khaimah

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Assistant Professor of Education (Leadership)
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The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah seeks a fulltime faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Educational Leadership, starting August 2022. We welcome candidates whose teaching promotes student success and meaningful attainment, whose research employs quantitative, qualitative, rhetorical, or mixed methods, and whose service is undertaken to promote their citizenship in the School and University.

Job Description:

Assistant Professor of Education (Leadership)

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

Job Summary: The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah seeks a fulltime faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Educational Leadership, starting August 2022. We welcome candidates whose teaching promotes student success and meaningful attainment, whose research employs quantitative, qualitative, rhetorical, or mixed methods, and whose service is undertaken to promote their citizenship in the School and University.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: A balance between research/scholarship, instruction, and service will be required for continued professional advancement. The teaching load will be 18 credit hours per year at the graduate level. Candidates are expected to have professional experience in school systems, as both a teacher and senior administrator. Candidates must be prepared to promote active learning by students through the use of high-impact educational practices suitable for Graduate level instruction, and implement authentic assessment tools. Service expectations include participating in school and university committees and contributing to the discipline through involvement with professional associations. The Department currently offers a Master of Education in Leadership and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education in Leadership.

Minimum Qualifications: A terminal degree (PhD or equivalent) in Educational Leadership, or closely related field, relevant teaching experience with evidence of use of high-impact educational practices, and a coherent research agenda with a record of indexed scholarly publications.

Preferred Qualifications: Beyond the minimum qualifications, an ideal candidate would have (1) an extended professional background in both school teaching and senior administration; (2) a history of working effectively with globally diverse student populations; (3) demonstrated professional experience with program development; and (4) demonstrable administrative experience in leading diverse teams toward achieving performance goals.

Description of AURAK: The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE. In addition, AURAK has achieved accreditation with the U.S. regional accreditation association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The American model of higher education ensures not only the acquisition of knowledge and skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region. The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes – its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites. For more information about the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), please visit: http://www.aurak.ac.ae

How to Apply: A completed application will include: (i) Cover Letter describing qualifications and experience relevant to the position; (ii) Curriculum Vitae; (iii) Names, email address, and institutional phone number of 3 references (letters will be requested later); and, (iv) Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework (official copies will be requested later).

Submit application materials online.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please feel free to contact Dr. Alexandria Proff to inquire about the position at [email protected]

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:22:45 GMT

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