CCIT - Faculty - College of Computer & Information Technology

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Full-time


The American University in the Emirates invites Ph.D. holder applicants for full-time faculty (Associate Professor and Assistant Professor).

Academic Year: 2021-2022

The faculty required will be teaching in one or more of the below Specializations:

College of Computer & Information Technology

  • Digital Forensics
  • Network Security
  • Information Technology Management
  • Computer Science
  • Data Analysis

 Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic year (Fall & Spring Semesters).

Job purpose

Responsible to provide students with professional expertise in teaching, assessing student work, academic advising, participating in administrative and committee activities, professional service, and community service. 

Qualifications & Education

  • Ph.D. in the related field of Computer Science & Information Technology from an accredited university in the United States of America
  • 18 credit hours of graduate studies in the required field
  • Minimum one research publication in Scopus journals


  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate and graduate program level teaching

Skills / Training / Knowledge

  • Curricular development and review.
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications
  • Continued research program and interest in collaboration with another faculty. 
  • Ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom.
  • Willingness to provide service to the University and the College.
  • Excellent English Proficiency and Communication skills for Faculty teaching in English
  • Excellent Arabic Proficiency and Communication skills for faculty teaching in Arabic

Key Competencies

Critical competences

Weighting (%)

(Must add up to 100%)

Teaching / Class Activities


Academic Advising


Research Activities


Curriculum Development


Professional Development Activities


Community Service


University Service




  • Expected to present research and practice driven teaching
  • Adapt to latest pedagogical techniques that stimulate students to inquiry and to encompass a broad and coherent body of knowledge, attaining the skills and competencies through engaging delivery techniques and development of appropriate assessments
  • Supervision of thesis, capstone and internship assignments of students
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed articles in area of specialization thus contributing to the Mission of the University.
  • Provide academic advising and guidance the students in the program learning outcomes, curriculum planning and career planning.
  • Evaluating students’ performance and grading. Providing clear assessment criteria that reflects course content and its learning outcomes, setting expectations to students, avoiding cognitive biasness.
  • Contributes to regular curriculum reviewing and improving the existing curriculum or developing new specialization or program.
  • Participate by working in a task force or workgroup to accomplish assignment or project such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to university, discipline and to community.
  • Acquire latest academic techniques, discipline and professional certification, technology related development, and leadership development through attending in-campus and out-campus workshops, seminars and training.



American University in the Emirates – Dubai International Academic City – Dubai – United Arab Emirates.