Posted 3 months ago

The University of Dubai invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in law, offering an exciting opportunity to be a part of our new dual degree UAE/UK LLB Program. We will also consider candidates with the relevant experience who would like to work as casual employees on a part-time basis. This ground-breaking initiative pioneers a curriculum that encompasses a comprehensive understanding of both UAE and UK law.

As an Assistant Professor, we are looking for someone with legal expertise and experience teaching in a civil law jurisdiction in order to teach UAE law courses in the areas of Public Law, including constitutional, administrative, and criminal law. Our innovative teaching approach is conducted exclusively in English. You may be required to teach on the LLM program or some of the UK LLB law courses according to the needs of the faculty. The role will commence 8 January 2024.

Partnership with Renowned Institution: Our partnership with the University of London, a world-renowned institution, sets our program apart. Students will graduate with a dual qualification – a UAE law degree and a prestigious UK law degree from the University of London. This collaboration ensures that our graduates are equipped with an international perspective and a comprehensive legal education.

Job Requirements:

  • Hold a PhD Degree in law.
  • Possess a minimum of two years of teaching experience at reputable institutions.
  • Engage actively in scholarly research and other academic pursuits.
  • Be a graduate of a reputable university.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the English language for effective instruction. Proficiency in Arabic is a plus.
  • Exhibit advanced use of educational technology, including e-learning systems and presentations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver courses within the discipline, aligned with the University’s fundamental standards of Teaching, Research, and Services.
  • Offer instruction at various levels within the UAE/UK LLB Program.
  • Monitor and assess individual student progress, providing feedback to ensure student success.
  • Utilize research, instructional resources, and community networks effectively.
  • Continuously seek innovative methods to achieve course objectives.
  • Participate in accreditation initiatives to maintain program excellence.
  • Undertake additional duties as assigned.

Application Process: Please send your CV and a Cover Letter (maximum 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the job requirements to, mentioning the position and job reference in the subject line. The Committee will begin reviewing applications by October 15, 2023, and will accept applications until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. It would be beneficial to also include at least 1 sample publication, examples of student evaluations, and evidence of any research or teaching awards.

Join us in shaping the future of legal education, contributing to a pioneering program that bridges civil law and UAE law. Become a part of our innovative approach, as we prepare students for legal success in a rapidly changing world.

About the University of Dubai: The University of Dubai has been home to talented students and faculty drawn from around the world to teach, create, and study. We have achieved international distinction and accreditation in the academic areas we offer. The University of Dubai offers an extraordinary variety of business, law, engineering and IT programs.  At the University of Dubai, we are committed to developing and educating leaders who will make a difference in the business world. We are located on a state-of-the-art green campus that operates entirely on renewable energy, reinforcing our commitment to sustainability.

About the College of Law: Established in 2014, our College has rapidly become a focal point for legal excellence, particularly renowned for our Master of Laws (LLM) program, attracting a diverse and enthusiastic student community.

Dubai’s status as a global hub for investments and services has inspired our specialized programs that cater precisely to the demands of this thriving market. We have identified a need for skilled professionals adept at resolving intricate investment disputes and navigating the legal intricacies that can arise. As a response, we offer two distinct LLM tracks in English: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, and Financial Crimes and Money Laundering. The flexibility of these tracks even allows you to opt for a dual concentration, expanding your expertise across both fields.

All our programs hold accreditation from the UAE’s Ministry of Education, cementing the value and authenticity of your education. Beyond the exceptional academic opportunities, Dubai’s stature as a dynamic investment and cultural destination enriches your journey, offering an optimal environment for professional advancement and personal growth. Embark on a transformative legal career with us, as we shape the future of law and empower you for success in Dubai’s ever-evolving legal landscape.

Living in Dubai: Dubai offers an unparalleled blend of cultural diversity, economic dynamism, and quality of life. As a vibrant metropolis, it provides an ideal environment for you to share your expertise and passion for law with students from around the world. Teaching in Dubai offers unique opportunities for personal and professional growth, along with exposure to a dynamic legal landscape.

Living and working in Dubai offers a host of exceptional advantages that make it a sought-after destination for professionals. The University provides a competitive salary package to its academic staff with a remarkable opportunity to secure their financial future and enjoy a high standard of living. Dubai’s thriving economy, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and diverse cultural landscape further enhance its appeal, making it an ideal choice for those seeking professional growth, financial prosperity, and an enriching lifestyle.

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