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Assistant/Associate Professor of History
American University in Dubai

Date Posted May 20, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of History
University American University in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department School of Arts and Sciences
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • History - Latin American
    History - European
    History - Cultural
    History - Asian
    History - African
    History - General

The School of Arts and Sciences at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of History. Candidates are expected to join the University on or before the beginning of Fall 2019.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ph.D. in History from a Western accredited university
  • Experience teaching World History/ World Cultures. Regional expertise on Europe, Asia, Africa, or Latin America.
  • Previous teaching experience in a Western higher education system, with high ratings of teaching effectiveness;
  • Evidence of scholarly activity or strong potential for scholarly contributions;
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills; and
  • An ability to work collegially within a team of faculty members from diverse disciplines.

Candidates should have evidence of successful teaching experience or must demonstrate significant potential and promise of teaching effectiveness and excellence at the undergraduate level. Additionally, candidates are expected to meet standards for personal professional scholarship, and assist in curriculum development and other service to the department, school, and community.

The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children’s tuition, and other components.

The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.

Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to
 Cover letter
 Updated CV
 Statement of teaching philosophy
 Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references

Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:
Faculty Recruitment
The American University in Dubai
P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.

No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    American University in Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • 0097143183145


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