Job Details
Posting Date
12/11/2018 Expiry Date 12/01/2019 Job Reference Number: 1183-2018-11-12T10:46:46
Assistant/ Associate/Full Professor Environmental Health Sciences- Occupational and Health Safety
Category Faculty Members College of Health Sciences
College Health Sciences
Department Environmental Health Sciences
Job Purpose

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the level of Assistant / Associate / Full Professor commencing September 2019.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in one of the disciplines of Environmental Health Sciences with an outstanding record of academic and research performance.

Main accountabilities & expectations

  1. Teach a range of core courses related to environmental health and pollution in general with emphasis on occupational health and safety, environmental and occupational hygiene for undergraduate and graduate students.
  2. Supervise senior and graduate students in their graduation projects and dissertations.
  3. Actively engage in research and community service
  4. Administer students during their field training.
  5. Evaluate students' learning using various methods of assessments.
  6. Advise students on academic matters.
  7. Actively participate in departmental assignments and student activities as assigned by the department chair or college dean.
  8. Serve on department, faculty and university committees as appointed or elected.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
  1. Fluency in English at the general and professional levels is essential
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  3. Very good computer skills (especially Microsoft Office applications)
Preferred Qualification & Experience

  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. in one of the disciplines of Environmental Health Sciences.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience of teaching in the field.
  • Experience in teaching courses related to environmental health and pollution.
  • Experience in teaching courses related to occupational health & safety, and environmental & occupational hygiene is highly desirable
  • Evidence of active contributions to his/her field through publishing in internationally recognized and peer-reviewed journals and participating in conferences, seminars, and other forums.
  • Has experience in credit hour system.
Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent professional writing skills (research proposal, scientific monographs, scientific reports, etc.) and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills that can produce effective professor-student interactions during one-on-one (student advising) and in group (classroom) sessions.
  • Behavioral competencies in terms of adaptability, decisiveness, initiatives, perseverance, organizational skills, stress management and valuing profession and diversity.
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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