Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences
Department: CORE Curriculum Program – Humanities and Social Sciences
School: Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Reports to: Department Chair; College Dean
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences provide PMU students with required knowledge, skills and abilities to succeed in the workplace and academia, also courses provided through the department provide them with religious, health, and psychological/social concepts to apply in their everyday life. Courses offered by the department are of three classifications; Communication Courses (Oral, Written, and Technical & Professional Communication; Writing and Research), University Courses (Professional Development, Critical Thinking, and Leadership & Teamwork), Assessment Capstone Courses (Learning Outcome Assessment I and II), Required Courses , (Physical Education I & II, Arabic and Islamic Studies I, II, III, & IV) and Elective Courses, (Introduction to Psychology, History and World Civilization, and World Geography).
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED)
A candidate with a Ph.D. degree is required and/or Master’s in Communication, Education, Linguistics or related field of three (3) years of teaching experience at the college level is preferred.
In addition to teaching, selected faculty will be involved in academic advising, curriculum development, preparing course syllabi, planning in-class team activities, constructing student assessments, preparing examinations, keeping grade records, holding regular office hours and other standard, non-teaching duties such as institutional and professional services. Candidates must provide a procedural letter of promotion to the rank of associate and full professor.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· To carry out the duties of the position in accordance with College values and standards and in line with College policies and procedures, upholding high professional standards and leading by example.
· To work with our students as members of a learning community to provide world-class education and an excellent student experience.
· To integrate the College value of inclusiveness into all appropriate aspects of the job, respecting the dignity and diversity of all members of the College community and of visitors to the College.
· To promote the values of collegiality within the College community.
· To contribute at an appropriate level to school and faculty policy and practice in teaching.
· To play a significant role in the design, development, and planning of courses and programs within the subject area as required.
· To play a significant role in the review of courses and programs and in assessment, quality assurance, and quality enhancement as required.
· To develop innovative approaches to learning and teaching as appropriate.
· To provide timely feedback and assessment of coursework and examinations.
· To provide general support and guidance to students, resolving issues and/or referring to specialist parties, where appropriate.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED)
· To maintain an appropriate scholarly or professional development activity and to keep up to date with developments in the field as necessary to carry out the duties of the position.
· To participate in the comprehensive advisement of students majoring in the College.
· To contribute to the overall work of the College and/or equivalent external organizations by representing the institution and faculty on appropriate committees and groups.
· To effectively contribute to the management and administrative processes and committee structures of the School, faculty, and College, as required.
· To participate in, manage, or lead major initiatives or areas of work (as either sustained or one-time projects) that facilitate School, faculty, or College performance and accreditation, as required.
· To participate in the recruitment, management, development, and mentoring of colleagues, as required.
· And to perform any and all other position-related duties as requested by Chair, Dean, Vice Rector, or Rector.
REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS
PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, and annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.
These positions are exciting opportunity for faculty to experience the state-of-the-art facilities and learning-centered environment. Also, PMU offers an opportunity to experience the life and culture of the Middle East.
We are looking for creative, experienced and qualified applicants who will identify with the mission of the University.
HOW TO APPLY
Application to this position require a letter of interest, curriculum vitae (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to Google Scholar & Scopus and LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of Ph.D. Diploma, statement of research and teaching interests and a portfolio (no more than 20 pages long) that includes representative professional work depicting evidence of research, teaching activities; a narrative of administrative and leadership philosophy including a statement of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references who may be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations by the search committee.
Positions advertised on our job website and can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.
· Please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement
· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For more inquiries about this position, please contact the following: (please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement)
Global Engagement Department:
Ms. Charisma A. De-Castro
Ms. Rania Sinno