Professor of Political Science

United Arab Emirates University

United Arab Emirates

Job Description

The Department of Government and Society invites applications for a faculty position in the fields of political science, comparative politics and international relations at the rank of Professor/Associated Professor. A strong and continuous record of research published in peer-reviewed journals, a high h-index and citation index in Scopus and Google Scholar, and fluency in English. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise master's theses, contribute effectively to the development of the department, and serve the college, university and broader community.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should upload: CV, cover letter and concise statement of motivation of no more than 750 words that specifies research interests. Two samples of written and/or published work, two other samples of research written in English and names of two academic references. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed; however, the appointment is a multi-level process and the candidate needs to pass all levels successfully.

Preferred Qualification

Ph.D. in political science (international relations) from an accredited and reputable university granted through a full-time doctoral study and residency. Strong and continuous record of publishing research in Scopus-indexed journals and strong citation index in Scopus. Experience in teaching a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses and supervising graduate students’ research and theses. Strong theoretical knowledge and applied skills in teaching and research in the field and excellent command of writing, reading and speaking English languages. Expertise in program development, curriculum design and development with high-quality service record on department, college, university and community.

Excpected Skills

The merit-based position requires an active researcher with an excellent teaching record. There is considerable flexibility in the organization of duties and faculty workload planning is undertaken as part of ongoing staff review with the Department Chair in order to ensure appropriate time and opportunity to undertake all duties as well as for professional development.

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