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  • Assistant/ Associate Professor – Environmental Health Sciences
    College of Health Sciences
    University Of Sharjah











    Job Purpose



    The Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, invites applications for full-time faculty positions at the level of Assistant / Associate Professor commencing September 2022.


    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



    1.      Teach a range of core courses related to environmental health sciences in general with emphasis on introduction to environmental health; atmospheric pollution; occupational hazards, health and safety; petroleum pollution; pesticides pollution, etc. for undergraduate and graduate students


    2.      Supervise senior and graduate students in their graduation projects and dissertations


    3.      Actively engage in research and community service


    4.      Administer students during their field training


    5.      Evaluate students’ learning using various methods of assessments


    6.      Advise students on academic matters


    7.      Actively participate in departmental assignments and student activities as assigned by the department chair or college dean


    8.      Serve on department, faculty and university committees as appointed or elected



     











     
     











    Required Skills         



    1.       Fluency in English at the general and professional levels is essential


    2.      Excellent oral and written communication skills.


    3.      Very good computer skills (especially Microsoft Office applications)



     












    Preferred Qualification & Experience       



    ·         The candidate should have a Ph.D. in one of the disciplines of Environmental Health Sciences


    ·         Minimum 3 years’ experience of teaching in the field


    ·         Experience in teaching courses related to environmental health and pollution.


    ·         Experience in teaching courses related to introduction to environmental health; atmospheric pollution; occupational hazards, health and safety; petroleum pollution; pesticides pollution is highly desirable


    ·         Evidence of active contributions to his/her field through publishing in internationally recognized and peer-reviewed journals and participating in conferences, seminars, and other forums


    ·         Has experience in credit hour system


     



     


     












    Competencies                                                                                                                                         




    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Excellent professional writing skills (research proposal, scientific monographs, scientific reports, etc.) and presentation skills

    • Strong interpersonal skills that can produce effective professor-student interactions


    ·         Behavioral competencies in terms of adaptability, decisiveness, initiatives, perseverance, organizational skills, stress management and valuing profession and diversity



 


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