Associate Professor of Social Work

United Arab Emirates University

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a senior faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have a PhD or DSW in Social Work. . The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Practice experience in the area of Child/Family Welfare and Protection; Mental Health & Disability; Field Education; Youth & Criminal Justice; School Social Work, Hospital Social Work, Addictions will be prioritised.

Preferred Qualification

Bachelors, Masters in Social Work and PhD/DSW

Excpected Skills

The preferred candidate will have 5+ years teaching experience in Higher Education and must be an active researcher with publications in SCOPUS ranked journals. A Google Scholar H Index of 10 and above is required for this role of Associate Professor

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Social Wellbeing- (CHSS)



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