Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Persian Language

Abu Dhabi University

United Arab Emirates


Abu Dhabi University is a medium sized private, multi-campus University committed to meeting the education, skills and knowledge needs in the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries. Although a very young institution, the University is already recognized as a world-class institution committed to excellence in teaching, student experience and research. It is regularly featured in the QS rankings as among the best higher education institutions in the region. We hold prestigious international accreditations for the institution as a whole, for particular areas of provision, and for specific programs.  Being rated by QS at 3 globally for international faculty and 9 for international students, we regard diversity as a key strength of the institution. Alongside the well-established campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, we have launched new Campus in Dubai Knowledge Village, and expect to open a teaching facility in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi. Established in 2003, Abu Dhabi University has 7000 students across its campuses and corporate programs.

The Academic Programs for the Military Colleges of Abu Dhabi University are currently inviting applications for faculty appointments in Persian Language for Academic Year 2017-18. Appointments at all levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor) are available and will be decided based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Faculty Role:

Faculty members report to the Director of the Academic Programs for the Military Colleges, and participate in the growth and development of the programs. Faculty will be expected to provide a strong foundation to students on the relevant subject taught, develop and deliver instructions to students as per the course guidelines and schedules, and ensure holistic development of the students. Our faculty will actively participate in diverse areas of responsibility including undertaking research, administering of examinations, counselling students and directing student research. The main role is to enable development of student skill sets and guide them to succeed in a competitive environment.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • An earned doctorate from an accredited institute in a discipline within specialization.
  • Fluent in English Language, Arabic will be an advantage. 
  • A record of outstanding achievement in higher education and scholarship.
  • Successful university teaching experience, relevant to the academic rank.
  • Strong research record or potential for publications and research.
  • Experience in working with people from different ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills, a commitment to the importance of scholarship and diversity, a spirit of entrepreneurship and an understanding of the role of the university in economic development.
  • Familiarity with the new teaching media, visual communication and the need to equip students with the varied skills they must have to succeed in an ever-changing media environment.

Competitive tax-free compensation & benefits package.

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