May 20, 2017
The College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) of Al Ghurair University Dubai is one of the few Engineering colleges in UAE, with ABET accredited programs in addition to local/national accreditation. The College is currently looking for experienced academic professional for the position of Dean to begin teaching in Fall Semester 2016. The candidate should be a strategic and creative visionary with an excellent track record of leadership and the personal qualities to inspire faculty, students, staff and community stakeholders alike. Manage the academic, administrative, and financial affairs of the college as per the rules and regulations of the University. The position is expected to evaluate overall productivity in education, research, and community service responsibilities of the college. The Dean will supervise the planning, development, and implementation process of all academic programs. He/she will lead the college towards achieving University mission, goals and strategic plans. Qualification An earned doctorate from a reputed university. Academic credentials sufficient to merit appointment at the rank of professor. Teaching experience at a university level is required for at least Five years. A record of excellence in teaching, research, community service and mentoring faculty/ students in an ABET accredited institution. Previous experience in academic leadership as a Dean/ Head of an academic department/college. Leadership qualities to build and foster cooperation, consensus, collaborative decision-making. Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary for dealing with faculty, staff , students and other professionals from academia and industry. Excellent exposure or experience in curriculum development and developing academic partnership with a highly reputed global Universities. Work experience to manage college resources in an effective and efficient manner. The candidate should exhibit originality and excellence in his/her field of specialization - teaching, learning and research. Strong, solid and recent research record in the expertise required by the position. Good experience in developing and managing academic programs based on the American Model of tertiary Education. He/She should be acquainted with the process of accreditation and re-accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education. Strong leadership and management skills consistent with the duties of a Dean, including the management of faculty/staff performance. Ability to contribute to the overall strategic directions of the University by developing centers of research and a culture of best practice in teaching. The candidate must have the ability and experience in advising, guiding and counseling students on regular basis. The candidate must be commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. Ability to work effectively as part of the team. Faculty rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive and tax free salary is offered to the right candidate. To be considered for a Full-time faculty position, the candidate must have earned his/her terminal degree from a reputed institution, included in the approved list of universities on the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) Web site. The application package should include a cover letter, updated curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and future research interests, evidence of excellence in research and teaching. Please provide names and contact information for two references. The medium of instruction at College of Engineering and Computing is English.
Alghurair University Dubai - United Arab Emirates