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Adjunct Faculty Positions (2) in Chemistry
Posted 362 days ago

Adjunct Faculty Positions (2) in Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
American University of Ras Al Khaimah

Job Summary:  The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Ras al Khaimah (AURAK) seeks to hire two part-time, adjunct faculty members to teach Chemistry. We welcome candidates whose teaching employs high-impact teaching practices to promote active learning by students.  Prior successful teaching experience at the university level and experience in working effectively with globally diverse student populations are expected. Candidates must be prepared to teach classes required by the degree plans in various schools, as well as general education electives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  Part-time, adjunct faculty can teach a maximum of 2 courses per semester. Ideal candidates will have experience with, and interest in, teaching classes to undergraduates who find the study of chemistry challenging. Instruction could include teaching one or more introductory level courses. 

Qualifications: A minimum of a Master of Science in Chemistry from an accredited university is required. Prior successful teaching experience is expected. Medium of instruction at AURAK is English; hence, excellent oral and written communication skills in English are also required. An ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines would be an asset. 

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). For more information about the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), please visit:

How to Apply:  A completed application will include: (i) Cover letter (no more than 3 pages); (ii) Curriculum Vitae; (iii) Evidence of teaching effectiveness; (iv) Names, email address, and institutional phone number of 3 references (letters will be requested later); and (v) Academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable until the finalization of the hiring process).

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Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until each of the positions is filled. Please feel free to contact Professor Hamid Berriche to inquire about the position at

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