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  • Assistant/ Associate/Full Professor
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences
    University Of Sharjah

    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.

    Competencies:
    • 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.

 
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