Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Sciences & Engineering

Position ID: 2457-PHYSICS [#17524, ACA/HR/11-2021]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Physics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 38044, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Application Deadline: 2021/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/03/30, listed until 2021/04/30)
Position Description:    

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Key Responsibilities:

The successfully recruited candidate will be expected to conduct research and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics and Applied Physics, from the Foundation Year in Sciences, to the Master in Physics. Programs are designed by Sorbonne Université (SU) – Faculté des Sciences in Paris. Courses are delivered exclusively in English and follow the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), the diploma being awarded by SU. 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 the 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). • Four office hours per week. • Continued 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 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.

Profile (Minimum Qualifications, Minimum Experience, Job Specific Skills) • Holder of Doctorate (PhD) in Physics or related area and CNU credentials, or comparable recognition (especially for candidates from outside the French academic system). • Excellent academic background and recognized experience in teaching at the university level for an undergraduate academic program. A minimum of 5 years of experience is required. • Proven record (or demonstrated potential) for outstanding curriculum development, teaching Physics, and professional service. • Demonstrated international recognition in own research field. Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Physics or related fields

Minimum Experience: 5 years at university level

Job-Specific Skills: • Scholarly activities and 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. • Languages: English is mandatory, French is recommended, and knowledge of Arabic is an added value

Conditions • Starting date: August 2021 • Local limited three years contract in accordance with the UAE law, renewable.

Grade F2

Package Details

• Basic Salary AED (19,000 – 32,000) • Accommodation Allowance • Health Insurance • Benefits

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

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