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Associate Professor in Physical Geography
UAE University

  • Dec. 26, 2017
  • Mar. 31, 2018
  • Aug. 12, 2018
  • Associate Professor
  • Geography
    Urban Studies and Planning
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The Department of Geography and Urban Planning at the United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position in Physical Geography at a rank of assistant/associate professor.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.

The applicant should be an Earth/Soil scientist with a field and laboratory oriented training expertise in geomorphology and soils in arid lands regions. The successful candidate must have a demonstrable strength and interest in teaching physical geography, geomorphology, soil morphology, genesis and classification aspects at all levels.

The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification: Applicants must have an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physical Geography or related fields from a top-ranking university in North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Applicants with solid research portfolios who published their articles in prominent western journals will be given priority.

Preferred Qualification: Physical geography with good experience in teaching geomorphology, environment, oceanography, natural hazards and arid region geography

  • The UAE University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity. Women, minorities, and members of all groups are encouraged to join the University.

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  • Dr. Naeema Al Hosani
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    UAE University
    Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • +97137136430


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