The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position in Tourism. Qualified candidates at Assistant of Associate level will be considered. They 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 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; proficiency in Arabic is an advantage. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Tourism from a top-ranking university in North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Professional experience is a plus. Applicants with solid research portfolios who published their articles in prominent western journals will be given priority.
Specialization in Cultural Tourism