Monday, January 18, 2016

FT position in Science Education at Emirates College for Advanced Education

Applications are invited from candidates who hold a PhD or EdD in Science Education or a related field who are keen to teach in undergraduate and professional development programs and have a the potential to conduct educational research.
· Instructional experience in teaching both graduate and undergraduate-level courses related to Science and general teacher education.
· Teaching experience at the elementary, middle or secondary school level.
· Experience with and/or interest in leading teacher professional development.
· Ability to teach professional and undergraduate-level courses related to Science and general teacher education.
· Interest in scholarly collaboration with other faculty in teacher education
· A commitment to working in a multicultural environment.
· An interest to providing service to the College and wider community.
· Ability to mentor undergraduate students in Practicum.
· The potential to develop an active research agenda based on teaching and learning that affects students' learning in K-12.
Main Duties:
· Participate in the design, development, implement, and deliver the academic program in accordance with internationally benchmarked standards.
· Participate in the development and implementation of the quality assurance framework within the College's overall framework, including the validation and revalidation of courses as well as student assessment.
· Employ innovative approaches to course design and delivery and ensure that teaching design and delivery comply with the College's quality and educational standards and regulations.
· Design and deliver a range of courses tailored to student needs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, using a variety of teaching methods and techniques that enhance the student engagement, motivation, and learning.
· Supervise student projects, field trips, practicum, and Internships in accordance with College's policy and procedures.
· Supervise graduate student research projects and serve on dissertation committees.
· Participate in the development of new academic programs.
· Develop appropriate assessment materials which provide evidence that the students have met the required standards and participate in the marking of assessments and examinations, providing constructive and appropriate feedback to students.
· Contribute to the continuous improvement of the teaching and learning environment and smooth operation of the program within the College, exchanging information and ideas with colleagues, subject group leaders and faculty across the college to inform innovation and improvement.
· Contribute to the development and implementation of the College's research and research strategy by participating in research activities. Develop and maintain an active professional research profile in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed, indexed publications within the field of education.
· Actively participate in the dissemination of research to both external national and international academic research audiences, as well as seeking the practical application of research findings within the College.
· Actively participate in the professional development activities both within and outside the College.
· Any other relevant duties assigned by the line manager or senior academic management.
About Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE):
ECAE is home to a dedicated teacher preparation program, and school development centre. ECAE is an Abu Dhabi Government higher education institute affiliated with Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC). The college was established to offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Programs as well as professional development for in-service educators with a commitment to playing a key role in the modernization of school education in the UAE, and providing educational research solutions to the nation. The College offers B.Ed., PGDE and Master's Programs and is distinguished for extensive practicum and mentoring opportunities for its students. The medium of instruction at ECAE is English.
The Benefits:
ECAE's benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates, a cost of living allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.
To Apply:
Email your CV to