Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Mathematics

Position ID: 2200-ASSOCIATEPROFESSOR [#13428, H26]
Position Title: Associate Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/03/20 (posted 2018/12/20, listed until 2019/03/20)
Position Description:    

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The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. Courses are delivered exclusively in English and follow the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The programs are delivered in collaboration with Sorbonne Université – Faculté des Sciences in France. Duties will include teaching lectures, tutorials and labs, developing courses and course material, administering labs and directing student research and projects. In accordance with published faculty workload guidelines, the candidate is expected to participate in the continual development of curriculum. She/he will also collaborate with faculty members, in promoting the department’s activities on local, regional and international levels, serve on committees, and participate in the life of the University. The candidate will report to the Head of Department.

Teaching hours and responsibilities • Nine teaching hours per week (section course/credit hours) per semester at bachelor level (234 hours per academic year). • One office hour per day (or five hours weekly). • Continue preparation and study in the discipline. • Development of research projects. • Supervision of students (projects, academic advising). • Contribution to students' growth and development. • Participation to students’ recruitment events. Participation to the administrative tasks of the Department. • Participation in the assessment activities of the Department, School, and University. • Serve on committees. • Participation in or organization of Department and University events. • Collaboration with local institutions.

Minimum Qualifications: • Holder of Doctorate (PhD) in Mathematics or related area and CNU credentials, or comparable recognition (especially for candidates from outside the French academic system).

Minimum Experience: • Excellent academic background and recognized experience in teaching at the university level for an undergraduate academic program. • Proven record (or demonstrated potential) for outstanding curriculum development, teaching Mathematics, and professional service. • Demonstrated international recognition in own research field.

Job-Specific Skills: • Scholarly activities or research. • Evaluation and review of courses on a regular basis. • Students counselling. • Team work. • Ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. • Leadership skills are an added value. • Languages: English is mandatory, French is recommended, and knowledge of Arabic is an added value.

• Starting date: January 2019 or September 2019 • Local limited three years contract in accordance with the UAE law, renewable.

- Basic Salary AED (19600 - 32200) - Accommodation Allowance - Benefits

The package (salary and allowances) is competitive compared to what is practiced in Higher Education in the Gulf Countries.

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Contact: Shuaa Al Assar, 0097126569463
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Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Al Reem Island
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
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