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Instructor in Sociology (309780)
UAE University

Date Posted Feb. 4, 2019
Title Instructor in Sociology (309780)
University UAE University
Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Sociology - General

Applicants should have a minimum of two years’ experience in teaching, research and international activities (projects, conferences). Knowledge of and experience of instructing in Sociology, Social Research Methods, SPSS and other Social Data Processing Software, Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel etc.) are essential. Experience of practical social research in North Africa, the Middle East and the Gulf is an advantage. Applicants should have substantial experience of working with international social science research infrastructures and cross-national quantitative research programmes in the Social Sciences, e.g. WVS, GBS, EVS, EAB, ESA, ISA, WAPOR or IPSA RC 17. Applicants should have excellent administrative and managerial skills, including strategic planning and the ability to coordinate work of other people like interns, research assistants and visiting research fellows. Experience with the organization of workshops, conferences, congresses, panel discussions, including at the international level, is required. Experience of communication and cooperation with international organizations is an asset. Applicants should be comfortable in a multi-cultural environment. Applicants should be flexible, independent, and enthusiastic about working in an environment with new educational and research initiatives. Applicants should be comfortable in an institutional structure, which expects an adherence to punctuality, deadlines, project commitments, administrative policies,

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