University of Sharjah

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

ID: 7190783
Posted: November 2, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


​The position is a joint appointment between the Institute of Leadership in Higher Education (ILHE) and the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to mentor graduate and undergraduate learners drawing on best pedagogical practices; experienced in education and higher education leadership in internationally diverse institutions; supervise graduate and undergraduate students' theses/projects; serve on committees; support program development in ILHE and the Department of Education; manage programs and coordinate students' events; contribute to other initiatives aimed at supporting the goals of the university; work closely with ILHE professional development team to develop workshops and programs; design and facilitate faculty development workshops both on the campus and off-campus through contemporary digital platforms; undertake publishable research related to education and leadership in higher education; conduct quality Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research to promote evidence-based and innovative pedagogical practices.​

Required Application Materials

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Research Plan
List of 3 references


Teach courses in education and higher education leadership using a hybrid of different pedagogical approaches.
Provide mentorship and supervise learners' theses and projects at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Collaborate with other staff to design, develop, and facilitate workshops for faculty and graduate learners' professional development.
Contribute to program planning and curriculum development, study plan, program reviews, assessments, improvement in teaching methods, and resource allocations.
Participate in reviewing students' admission processes in the institute and the Department of Education.
Assist with the graduate and undergraduate programs' marketing campaigns in collaboration with the university's marketing department.
Conduct quality educational research and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) for dissemination at forums, conferences, and high-ranking academic journals.
Plan and support the orientation processes for students in ILHE and the Department of Education.
Undertake other activities and responsibilities as assigned to support the institute and university goals.​


Minimum Educational Qualification/Experience:

Ph.D. degree in a field such as Education, Higher Education Leadership, Educational Leadership, and Higher Education with extensive scholarly experience in assessments, teaching methods, and curriculum designs.​


Preferred Educational Qualification/Experience:

Hold Master's degree or any other certificate in Higher Education Leadership, Educational Leadership or Educational Management.
Specialized in or knowledge of best practices in higher education leadership, teaching methodologies, assessment strategies, and curriculum designs.
Experience teaching as faculty in graduate and undergraduate programs within internationally diverse settings.
Experience with facilitation of professional development workshops for faculty and graduate students.
Knowledge of active learning pedagogies for enhancing students' experiential learning experiences.
Experience working as a mentor for graduate teaching assistants and research assistants.
Experience with learning management systems such as Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, etc.
Reputation for winning research grant applications and publications in high-ranking international journals, including those indexed in Scopus.