The successfully recruited candidate will be expected to conduct research and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics and Applied Physics, from the Foundation Year in Sciences, to the Master in Physics. Programs are designed by Sorbonne Université (SU) – Faculté des Sciences in Paris. Courses are delivered exclusively in English and follow the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), the diploma being awarded by SU. Duties will include teaching lectures, tutorials and labs, developing courses and course material, administering labs and directing student research and projects. In accordance with published faculty workload guidelines, the candidate is expected to participate in the continual development of the curriculum. She/he will also collaborate with faculty members, in promoting the department’s activities on local, regional and international levels, serve on committees, and participate in the life of the University. The candidate will report to the Head of Department.
Teaching hours and responsibilities
Nine teaching hours per week (section course/credit hours) per semester at bachelor level (234 hours per academic year).
Four office hours per week.
Continued preparation and study in the discipline.
Development of research projects.
Supervision of students (projects, academic advising).
Contribution to students' growth and development.
Participation to students’ recruitment events.
Participation in the assessment activities of the Department, School, and University.
Serve on committees.
Participation in or organization of Department and University events.
Collaboration with local institutions.
Holder of Doctorate (PhD) in Physics or related area and CNU credentials, or comparable recognition (especially for candidates from outside the French academic system).
Excellent academic background and recognized experience in teaching at the university level for an undergraduate academic program. A minimum of 5 years of experience is required.
Proven record (or demonstrated potential) for outstanding curriculum development, teaching Physics, and professional service.
Demonstrated international recognition in own research field.
PhD in Physics or related fields
5 years at university level
Scholarly activities and research
Evaluation and review of courses on a regular basis.
Ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Languages: English is mandatory, French is recommended, and knowledge of Arabic is an added value
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is a French and English-speaking university established on 7 October 2006 in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The university affiliated with the French Sorbonne University in the United Arab Emirate
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