Faculty – Health Sciences (Health Information Management)

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Job description

Reposted Job: Initially posted on 01/21/2016

Responsibilities:
Faculty are responsible for providing effective instruction in the Health Sciences – Health Information Management curriculum and may involve other health sciences programs specifically developing the Health Information Management program. By using various learning methodologies that support a learning by doing philosophy, curriculum is taught to second language learners within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and traditions. Faculty members play an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies, and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the community.

Requirements:
Successful candidates will have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Health Informatics/e-Health/ MBA is required (PhD preferred); A minimum of 3 years of Health Information Management or Health Informatics teaching/training experience at a tertiary level with specific experience in teaching ICD-10-CA or ICD -10-AM with at least 3 years of relevant industry experience in the Health Information Management field.

Founded in 1988 with four colleges, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) have grown to be the largest of the higher educational institutions in the UAE, gaining a well-respected reputation for innovative learning. More than 18,000 students attend 17 modern men’s and women’s campuses in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Fujairah, and the western region cities of Madinat Zayed and Ruwais.

The HCT offers a wide range of English-taught programs in Applied Communications, Business, Education, Engineering Technology, Computer and Information Science, General Education and Health Sciences. These programs are all relevant to the UAE’s fast growing and evolving economic sectors. All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure that the skills students learn are job-relevant and meet high standards. We are constantly monitored to ensure we are at the cutting edge of industry standards.

HCT presents an opportunity for high caliber faculty to teach our Health Sciences programs in the United Arab Emirates. Teaching in modern, well equipped classrooms and labs, faculty provide instruction to prepare students for a variety of careers in Health Sciences that will contribute positively to the development of the country with an emphasis on creating a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and traditions.

Compensation:
We offer a comprehensive tax-free salary and benefits package for expatriate Faculty members, including accommodation allowance, 48 working days of paid annual leave, tuition assistance for eligible dependents, comprehensive medical coverage, annual air tickets for employee and family, plus a contract completion bonus.

How to apply

Apply online. Please contact us at recruit@hct.ac.ae if you require any assistance.

The system of the Higher Colleges of Technology is a community of more than 19,000 students and almost 2,000 staff based on 17 campuses throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - the largest higher education institution in the UAE