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Assistant/ Associate/Full Professor
University Of Sharjah

  • Jun. 19, 2017
  • Aug. 18, 2017
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Environmental/Occupational Health
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Job Purpose:
The Department of Environmental Health Sciences, at the University of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the level of Assistant / Associate / Professor commencing September 2017.

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 :

  • Teach a range of core courses related to environmental health and pollution in general with emphasis on food safety management and occupational hygiene and safety for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Supervise senior students for their graduation projects.
  • Administer students during their field training.
  • Evaluate student’s learning using various methods of assessments.
  • Advise students on academic matters.
  • Active participation in departmental assignments and student activities as assigned by the department chair or college dean.
  • Serve on department, faculty and university committees as appointed or elected.

Required Skills:

  • Good computer skills (especially Microsoft Office applications).
  • Fluency in English at the general and professional levels is essential

Preferred Qualification & Experience:

  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. in one of the disciplines of Environmental Health Sciences.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in teaching in the field.
  • Experience in teaching courses related to environmental health and pollution.
  • Experience in teaching courses related to food safety management, occupational hygiene and safety is highly desirable
  • Demonstrable research productivity supported by a visible publication record.
  • Significant teaching and technical experience in the fields of environmental health
  • Has experience in credit hour system.
  • Has experience in a senior academic leadership position as a chair or director of a program at a reputable academic institute is a significant asset.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that can produce effective professor-student interactions during both one-on-one (student advising) and in group (classroom) sessions.
  • The candidate must show evidence of active and consistent contributions to his/her field through publishing in internationally recognized and peer-reviewed journals and participating at exhibitions, conferences and other forum.
  • The candidate should have excellent professional writing skills (research proposal, scientific monographs, scientific reports, etc.), and excellent communication & presentation skills.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Marwa
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences
    University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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