Job ID: 228474

Professor/ Associate Professor - Public Administration and Public Policy - 351825

UAE University

  • Jan. 8, 2024
  • Professor/ Associate Professor - Public Administration and Public Policy - 351825
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • UAE University
    Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Policy & Administration
    Political Science - General
Job Description

The Department of Government and Society at the UAE University (UAEU) invites applications for a faculty position in Public Administration and Public Policy at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The position will be of interest to those with expertise in any Public Administration subfields, such as: Public Organization Theory, Public Organizational Behavior, Public Human Resource Management, Public Organizational Leadership, Public Policy Making and Analysis, Public Budgeting and Finance, Public Sector Governance, and Comparative Public Administration. The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in Public Administration or Public Administration and Public Policy (as one degree), a strong and continuous record of research published in peer-reviewed journals, a high h-index and citation index in Scopus and Google Scholar, and fluency in Arabic and English. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public administration and its subfields, supervise master's theses, contribute effectively to the development of the department, and serve the department, college, university, and the broader community. The candidate will also be expected to demonstrate collegiality and professionalism in working with faculty, staff, and students. The UAE University is the largest and most comprehensive university in the UAE, offering a range of academic programs and research opportunities. The Department of Government and Society is one of the leading departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, offering bachelor's and master's degrees in political science and governance and public policy. For more information about the UAE University, please visit For more information about the Department of Government and Society, please visit:

Minimum Qualification

1- Ph.D. in Public Administration (or a double major in Public Administration and Public Policy) from an accredited and reputable university granted through a full-time doctoral study and residency. 2- Strong and continuous record of publishing research in Scopu-indexed journals. 3- Strong citation index in Scopus and Google Scholar. 4- High h-index in Scopus. 5- Experience in teaching a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in public administration and public policy. 6- Experience or willingness to supervise graduate students’ research and theses. 7- Strong theoretical knowledge and applied skills in teaching and research in Public Administration. 8- Excellent command of writing, reading, and speaking both Arabic and English languages. 9- Colleagiality and team playing.

Preferred Qualification

- Ph.D. in the double major of “Public Administration and Public Policy”. - Extensive teaching and research in public organization theory, public sector human resource management, leadership, and public policy administration, analysis, and evaluation. - Record of successful research grants. - High citation index and h-index in Scopus. - Expertise in program development, curriculum design and development, and high-quality service record on department, college, university, and community.

Expected Skills

Successful candidates will make a full contribution to the academic life of the University through research, teaching, supervising master theses written in Arabic and English, and academic service. They are expected to have extensive teaching experience, together with a significant publication record, proven research experience and to have demonstrated academic leadership and an ability to lead and manage effectively. There is considerable flexibility in the organization of duties and faculty workload planning is undertaken as part of ongoing staff review with the Department Chair and/or Coordinator of the Master of Governance and Public Policy Program in order to ensure appropriate time and opportunity to undertake all duties as well as for professional development. - Applicants should upload a CV and a cover letter which should include a concise statement of motivation of no more than 750 words that specifies research interests and plans and teaching philosophy. - The application package should include two samples of written and/or published work written in Arabic and two other samples of research written in English. - Please also include the names of two academic references and indicate whether they may be contacted during the application process or only after an offer has been accepted. - Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. However, the appointment is a multi-level process and the candidate needs to pass all levels successfully.- Materials should be upload

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  • UAE University
    Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

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