Reposted Job: Initially posted on 06/06/2016
Reporting to the Chair of Engineering Programs at the College, Faculty members are responsible for providing effective instruction in Mechanical Engineering and related discipline. 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.
Successful candidates will have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering; Minimum 3 years of teaching / training experience at a tertiary level; At least 3 years of relevant industrial experience in an area of Mechanical Engineering; Prior experience in developing course curriculum as per accreditation and international standards; Excellent presentation skills both in theoretical and practical required; Superior communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels within the organization.
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 engineering programs in the United Arab Emirates. HCT Engineering Programs have been accredited by ABET. Teaching in modern, well equipped classrooms and labs, faculty provide instruction to prepare students for a variety of careers in engineering 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.
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.