Job Details
Posting Date
21/Dec/2023 Expiry Date 17/Jan/2024 Job Reference Number: 2218-2023-12-21T11:03:02
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Administrative or Constitutional Law
CATEGORY Faculty Members College of Law
College Law
Department Public Law Department
Job Purpose
The College of Law at The University of Sharjah (UOS) in the United Arab Emirates seeks candidates for full time faculty positions (open rank) to begin in the academic year 2023-2024.  The College of Law at the University of Sharjah offers Bachelor of Law, Master and PhD in both Public and Private Law in Arabic.  The College also offers Master of Law in Air and Space Law in English.  Starting Fall 2023, the College is going to offer Bachelor of Law in English. The candidates would teach in the English or Arabic degree programs. 

The United Arab Emirates is an international crossroad where the law reflects the civil, common and Sharia Law.  The College of Law prepares its graduates to work in a multi-disciplinary environment, in particular; it trains students to understand the diverse legal systems that inform Emirati law and govern the complex events and transactions in which The UAE and its global partners engage. 

The College of Law is the host for the Center of Francophonie Law, active participant in interdisciplinary programs with other colleges at UOS and with local and international partners.  ​

Main accountabilities & expectations

- Teach assigned classes and to achieve the learning outcomes specified by the program.
- Develop new courses for the current offering and potential new degree programs.
- Actively participate in the intellectual life of a talented, vibrant and unique legal community. 
- Be active in securing funding to support his/her research program.
- Publish in Scopus-indexed internationally peer-reviewed journals.
- Contribute to the promotion of research link/collaboration between UOS and international institutions.
- Be active and engaging in the University and Emirati community.
- Supervise graduate students’ theses and dissertations.
-Advise undergraduate and graduate students on academic and career matters.  
- Provide academic and expert service to the department including but not limited to the preparation or completion of academic accreditation.
- Deliver stimulating learning experience to students in lectures and in delivering seminars and workshops in the specialty area.
- Completion of all the tasks assigned to him.​

Required Skills

- Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent (e.g. S.J.D) in Administrative or Constitutional Law from reputation universities in USA, UK, Australia or Canada.

- The candidate for the rank of assistant professor must have published at least two papers in legal journals indexed in Scopus.

- The candidate for the rank of associate professor must have published at least four papers in legal journals indexed in Scopus.

- The candidate for the rank of professor must have published at least six papers in legal journals indexed in Scopus

- Candidates must have an outstanding academic record, with demonstrable evidence or strong potential for excellence and innovation in teaching, research, and service.

- Strong experience in teaching graduate courses and supervision of graduate theses/dissertations in related discipline.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- able to use education technology.

To apply, qualified candidates must submit an application to the job on the university's website.  The candidate must submit a letter of application outlining his/her qualification and fitness to the post along with a detailed CV and a list of three professional referees.​

Desirable Requirements

- PhD or equivalent (e.g. SJD) in Administrative or Constitutional Law or relevant area.​

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Job Criteria
Gender , Male, Female,
Qualifications Phd
Relevant Experience 4
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality , All,
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