Careers at ADU

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Current Openings

Abu Dhabi University offers a wide range of career opportunities for both Academic and Administrative roles at all our campuses Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai and Al Dhafra from entry-level positions, supported by training and development, to professional level positions for individuals with several years of work experience. We pride ourselves on attracting the very best talent in education from across the globe.

We are driven by our Vision to be a leading University in the MENA region providing graduates with the knowledge, skills, and mindset to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Faculty Careers

Qualifications and Requirements:

• An earned doctorate from an accredited institute in a discipline within the specialization.

• Fluent in English

• A record of outstanding achievement in higher education and scholarship.

• Successful university teaching experience, relevant to the academic rank.

• Strong research record or potential for publications and research.

• Experience in working with people from different ethnic backgrounds.

• Excellent communication skills, a commitment to the importance of scholarship and diversity, a spirit of entrepreneurship, and an understanding of the role of the university in economic development.

• Familiarity with the new teaching media, visual communication, and the need to equip students with the varied skills they must have to succeed in an ever-changing media environment.

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The Department of Languages, within the College of Arts and Sciences is recruiting:

• Full-time faculty position of Arabic instructor

Job Requirements

A Master’s or Ph.D. in Arabic Literature and/or Linguistics from a reputable university is required. The candidate must have an outstanding track record of their career, with expertise in one (or several) of the following areas: Text structure, formal Communication, Technical Writing, and other related fields.

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Job Requirements

A Ph. D. in International Relation/ Political Science from a reputable university is required. The candidate must have an outstanding track record of their career, must have three (3) – five (5) years of teaching experience in Higher Education.

Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate level. Candidates are also expected to have a strong research potential to be involved within one or more of the University’s research priority areas. Candidates are also expected to contribute to course development and offer service to the college and the university.

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Appointment will be as Adjunct Assistant professor or Associate Professor, depending on teaching and research experience. The teaching load will be up to two courses per semester.

Applicants need to meet, and address the following selection criteria:

Qualifications and Requirements

• An earned doctorate from an accredited institute in a discipline within relevant specialization.

• Successful university teaching experience in undergraduate level relevant to the academic rank is a plus.

• Experience in working with people from different ethnic backgrounds.

• Excellent communication skills, a commitment to the importance of scholarship and diversity, a spirit of entrepreneurship and an understanding of the role of the university in economic development.

• Familiarity with the new teaching media, visual communication and the need to equip students with the varied skills they must have to succeed in an ever-changing media environment.

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Job Requirements

A Masters in Mathematics or Statistics from a reputable university is required. Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate level. They must be bilingual since teaching is in Arabic and English. Minimum Five (5) years teaching experience in Higher Education. A record of outstanding achievement in higher education and scholarship in teaching. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills, a commitment to the importance of student engagement & success, innovative thinking, and an understanding of the role of the university in student’s development for future work environment. Familiarity with the new teaching methods, visual communication and the need to equip students with the varied skills they must have to succeed in an ever-changing environment.

Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in research within one or more of the University’s research priority areas.

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Staff Careers

A vibrant, young institution, Abu Dhabi University is at an exciting juncture in its life. Having opened its doors in 2003, its achievements have been many. During the most recent 5-year strategy, it launched new colleges and programs, gained institutional, college and subject level prestigious accreditations, enhanced research, made student engagement and collaborative working a core institutional value. It also expanded and strengthened partnerships nationally and internationally.

Ready to build on these successes, Abu Dhabi University now seeks the next Chancellor who will drive further growth and innovation. Apart from growing student numbers, enhancing student employability, improving both quality and reach of research, expanding partnerships with governmental, corporate and educational institutions nationally and internationally will all be key areas of focus. The institution also seeks to rise in international league tables.

The role of Chancellor is demanding and will require an accomplished, ambitious leader with achievements worthy of this position. An academic of distinction, she or he will be a skilled communicator, capable of motivating and building alliances with stakeholders to be able to get the best out of the nationally and culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff. For a more complete description of the job profile, please click here and to apply, please send your profile to adusmr@adu.ac.ae

The purpose of the role is to effectively manage day- to-day administrative functions of the Office of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic Projects that includes highly professional interaction with senior stakeholders internally and externally, office reception, business and administrative assistance, supervision of student assistants, light correspondence, event management, and other duties as required by the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost.

 

Description of the position:

The Director for International Engagement manages the extensive portfolio of international MOU’s, contracts, and collaborations in support of the University’s global mission and goals.

GEP and IEP

· Facilitate the work of the Assistant Provost for Academic Projects in support of the Global Engagement Program (GEP) and Industry Engagement Program (IEP).

· Manage the GEP and IEP accounts and coordinate between the various stakeholders.

· Maintain the GEP and IEP databases and perform data cleansing as required; work with various data visualization tools such as Power Bi for report generation as required.

· Develop power point presentations and compile documentation as required.

· planning and execution of the workshops and seminars related to this initiative.

· The coordinator will liaise with various departments to ensure successful launch of IEP events such as networking dinners, etc.

Office Management

· Acts as the point of contact for the International Engagement Office/Assistant Provost for Academic Projects reports to and is directly responsible for administrative support services for the Director of International Engagement.

· Performs a variety of administrative support duties; takes and records notes and types a variety of correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials; may compile statistical, fiscal and financial data and other information for inclusion into special and periodical reports; composes correspondences independently; prepares agendas and meeting materials, and distributes meeting packets.

· Serves as liaison between the International Engagement Office/Assistant Provost for Academic Projects, management staff, academic and administrative staff, students and other relevant internal and external agencies and the general public by relaying messages, answering questions, clarifying information, responding to requests, service complaints, resolving problems, explaining policies and procedures.

· Calendar management between the International Engagement Office/Assistant Provost for Academic Projects and various internal/external stakeholders.

· Manages, and coordinates agendas, email, calls, meetings, travels, accommodation, transportation, reimbursements, events, conferences and workshops for the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects as appropriate, as well as the scheduling of events, spaces, both internally and externally, associated with International Engagement/GEP/IEP.

· Prepares the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects daily schedule and appropriate back up material for meetings and other activities.

· Supports tracking and implementing of initiatives and project-based assignments, research and benchmarking (fund- and friend-raising initiatives,

· Coordinates academic/non-academic projects as assigned by the Director, which includes and is not limited to; assistance on specific ad hoc projects.

· Works with the Executive Offices and Marketing Department on PR, coverage requests, internal and external announcements (Call center) and newsletters related to the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic Projects.

· Greets internal and external visitors by providing high quality customer service, providing information as appropriate, taking and triaging accurate and complete messages at the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects.

· Manages and Monitors Office supplies inventory and ensures that proper documentation is filed and maintained.

· Acts as an Asset custodian for the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects.

· Develops, reviews, and maintains Microsoft Office forms, templates and report formats such as incoming letters, applications, etc.

· Manages and monitors office supplies inventory and ensures that proper documentation is filed and maintained.

Reports & Documentation:

  • Attends and records minutes of various meetings; receives and transcribes notes from the Director of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects types from draft material, or compose correspondence from general direction and follows up completion of action items and inputs in alignment and in support with other departments across the university.
  • Manages all signature files and documentation for the Office of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects; maintains and monitors filing system and maintains confidentiality of all files and records often involving materials with highly sensitive information and exercise discretion when interfacing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Drafts, updates, and maintains policies and procedures that are owned by the Office of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects.
  • Oversees and maintains the budget activities; monitors expenditures of funds and other procedures necessary to maintain sound day-to-day budget activities for the Office of International Engagement/Assistant Provost for Academic projects; and reviews regular budgeting reports from Finance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
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The purpose of the role is to effectively manage day- to-day administrative functions of the Office of the Director of Innovation that includes Office reception, business and administrative assistance as required by the Innovation Director.

Office management and Projects

· Acts as the point of contact for the Innovation department; reports to and is directly responsible for administrative support services for the Director of Innovation.

· Performs a variety of administrative support duties; takes and records notes and types a variety of correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials; may compile statistical, fiscal and financial data and other information for inclusion into special and periodical reports; composes correspondences independently; prepares agendas and meeting materials, and distributes meeting packets.

· Serves as liaison between the Office of Innovation, management staff, academic and administrative staff, students and other relevant external agencies and the general public by relaying messages, answering questions, clarifying information, responding to requests, service complaints, resolving problems, explaining policies and procedures.

· Calendar management between the Innovation Center (classes, events etc.) and various internal/external stakeholders.

· Manages, and coordinates calendar management including agendas, email, calls, meetings, travels, accommodation, transportation, reimbursements, events, conferences and workshops for the Director of Innovation.

· Prepares the Innovation Director’s daily schedule and appropriate back up material for meetings and other activities.

· Supports tracking and implementing initiatives and project-based assignments, research and benchmarking (student’s project, hackathons, innovation speaker series, research competitions, incubation programs proposals, start-up’s as appropriate, external VIP events/fairs, and conferences, etc). Coordinates academic/non-academic projects as assigned by the Innovation Director which includes and not limited to; assistance on specific ad hoc projects.

· Works with marketing department on PR, coverage requests, and newsletters related to the Director of Innovation.

· Greets internal and external visitors by providing quality customer service, providing information as appropriate, taking accurate and complete messages at the Innovation Office.

· Manages and Monitors Office supplies inventory and ensures that proper documentation is filed and maintained.

· Acts as an Asset custodian for the Innovation center.

· Develops, reviews, and maintains Office forms, templates and report formats such as incoming letters, applications, etc. as required.

Reports & Documentation:

· Attends and records minutes of various meetings; receives and transcribes notes from the Innovation Center, types from draft material, or compose correspondence from general direction and follows up completion of action items and inputs in alignment and in support with other departments across the university.

· Manages all signature files and documentation for the Office of Innovation; maintains and monitors filing system and maintains confidentiality of all files and records often involving materials with highly sensitive information and exercise discretion when interfacing with internal and external stakeholders.

· Drafts, updates, and maintains policies and procedures that are owned by the Innovation Center.

· Oversees and maintains the budget activities; monitors expenditures of funds and other procedures necessary to maintain sound day-to-day budget activities for the Office of the Innovation; and reviews regular budgeting reports from Finance.

· Performs other related duties as required.

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Job Description

They will have a proven track record as a leader and advocate for internal as well as external stakeholders. Key responsibilities include:

· Identifying priorities and key opportunities for growing existing programs, as well as continuing to develop new programs and markets;

· Developing relationships with external partners and leaders in the healthcare and allied health fields that result in productive new partnerships and collaborations;

· Expanding program opportunities using multiple modes of delivery to demonstrate the College’s commitment to providing ready access to its programs for allied health and healthcare professionals and leaders;

· Ensuring that research in the College makes a strong contribution to the disciplines and to practice of health care;

· Aligning the College’s own strategic planning with the ADU Strategic Plan, including exploiting opportunities for collaboration with other ADU Colleges.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications are due no later than 31st May 2022. A cover letter plus a comprehensive CV should be submitted to Dr. Senthil Nathan senthil.nathan@edu-alliance.net.

Strong emphasis on recruiting

Recruitment Process

As a large, ever-changing organization, new opportunities become available regularly. Our selection criteria are specific, justifiable, measurable and non-discriminatory.

We couple knowledge, experience and skills together with matching values of the applicant to that of Abu Dhabi University's.

We place a strong emphasis on recruiting highly qualified and professional workforce, possessing a variety different experience and background.

We strongly encourage diversity and are always on the look out to recruit candidates who are:

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