COBA - Faculty - Equine Studies

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Full-time

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The American University in the Emirates invites Ph.D. holder applicants for Full-Time Faculty role (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 Business Administration - Master of Sports Management - Equine Studies Track:

  • Bloodstock Management
  •  
    Equestrian Event and Client Management
  • Performance Analysis in Equestrian Sport
  • The Global Sport Horse Industry

 Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic year for faculty members having a Ph.D.

 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

  • Applicant must have completed a Philosophy Doctorate (Ph.D.) from an accredited university in the United States of America or internationally recognized and accredited higher education institution.

Experience 

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in the United States of America or internationally recognized and accredited higher education institution

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

20%

Academic Advising

10%

Research Activities

20%

Curriculum Development

15%

Professional Development Activities

15%

Community Service

10%

University Service

10%

 

Responsibilities:

  • Expected to present research and practice-driven teaching
  • Adapt to the 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 the area of specialization thus contributing to the Mission of the University.
  • Provide academic advising and guidance to the students in the program's learning outcomes, curriculum planning, and career planning.
  • Evaluating students’ performance and grading. Providing clear assessment criteria that reflect course content and its learning outcomes, setting expectations to students, avoiding cognitive biases.
  • 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 assignments or projects such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to university, discipline and to the 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.

 

LOCATION:

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