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Adjunct Faculty Position in Physics

Posted on November 25, 2021

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Adjunct Faculty Position in Physics
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Job Summary:
The School of Arts and Sciences at American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in Physic for the spring 2022. We welcome candidates whose teaching employs high-impact teaching practices to promote active learning by students. The adjunct position will be required to cover the sabbatical leave of a faculty member and teach two sections of Electricity and Magnetism and/or Classical Mechanics. Prior successful teaching experience at the university level employing high-impact educational practices and experience in working effectively with globally diverse student populations are expected.
Job Description:
Adjunct Faculty Position in Physics School of Arts and Sciences American University of Ras Al Khaimah The School of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in Physic for spring 2022. We welcome candidates whose teaching employs high-impact teaching practices to promote active learning by students. The adjunct position will be required to cover the sabbatical leave of a faculty member and teach two sections of Electricity and Magnetism and/or Classical Mechanics. Prior successful teaching experience at the university level employing high-impact educational practices and experience in working effectively with globally diverse student populations are expected. Required Qualifications:
  • A Doctoral degree in Physics from an accredited institution of higher education
  • University teaching experience
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of high-impact educational practices
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
Description of AURAK: The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education, which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE. In addition, AURAK has recently achieved accreditation with the U.S. regional accreditation association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The American model of higher education ensures not only the acquisition of knowledge and skills in specific academic fields but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region. Application Process: Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a brief description of teaching philosophy and courses taught, unofficial copies of transcripts, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references. Applications should be submitted via online.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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