Job Description

Abu Dhabi University

Open Rank Faculty – Food Science

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Job id: 389919

25 Nov 2021

Job Location

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


3 to 15 years

Qualification Level

Post Graduate; Doctorate

Job Function

Teaching / Education / Languages / Faculty


Teaching, good communication skills

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Open Rank Faculty – Food Science

Job Location: Abu Dhabi

Essential Job Functions:

• Teach undergraduate courses to students in the Human Nutrition and Dietetics (HND) Program such as Food Chemistry, Food Processing, Food Microbiology and Sanitation, etc. May teach graduate level courses once the graduate program is opened.
• Participate in conducting research and other scholarly activities in the areas of food science, food microbiology, food technology, etc.
• Advance and disseminate knowledge through publication in appropriate refereed journals
• Advice, mentor, and evaluate undergraduate seminars, tutorials, and student research projects
• Plan hands-on activities within didactic courses to fulfill clinical nutrition-related knowledge and competencies such as case studies, role-playing techniques, simulations, group discussions, and projects
• Perform ongoing review of curriculum and practicum activities to meet the accreditation standards
• Facilitate continuous assessment of the program - both didactic and practicum - and student learning outcome
• Develop and maintain awareness on food science topics in the UAE community
• Function as an active member of the college and university faculty through the participation in academic and professional services
• Engage in national and international professional activities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Use strategies and skills necessary to support student learning and prepare and delivers current and relevant course material in an understandable and motivating manner
• Continually assess course objectives and instructional methods to improve teaching and learning
• Use formative and summative assessments of student learning within assigned courses to inform instruction and improve student attainment of course objectives and program outcomes
• Demonstrate a familiarity with a variety of instructional delivery methods, including on-line learning, digital platforms, group activities, portfolios to provide educational content and opportunities supported by evidence-based research and individual expertise
• Demonstrate a familiarity with Blackboard and other learning management systems
• Prepare comprehensive course syllabus, to include approved student learning objectives/outcome evaluation form
• Work collaboratively with the program faculty, affiliated sites, and other academic units, as well as government agencies to effectively address Abu Dhabi and national program priorities related to food science
• Be familiar with the ACEND accreditation standards and ensure with other faculty and administrators that they met
• Teach courses for the BSc program in Human Nutrition and Dietetics on food science
• Direct student’s research and conduct research in collaboration with others
• Perform student academic advisement, hold office hours, and provide support to students with regard to program choices and career possibilities
• Support ADU’s outcomes initiatives by working to refine and revise course assignments and evaluation tools and participating in data analysis discussions to make program and course improvements
• Facilitate development and revision of curricula and courses, assuring alignment within the program description and outcomes, course objectives and content, as well as university/Commission for Academic Accreditation curriculum standards
• Attend commencement, faculty meetings, department meetings, committee meetings, professional development programs, and other university events, as applicable

Minimum Qualifications:

• PhD in Food Science/Food Technology or related disciplines from an internationally accredited university
• Minimum of 3 years of teaching
• Proven record of teaching, program planning, and problem-solving skills
• A record of peer-reviewed publications, as judged by h-index (10 for Assistant Professor, 15 for Associate Professor, and 25 for Professor).
• Familiarity with and adherence to ACEND accreditation standards
• Familiarity with or ability to become familiar with the grant university system and its mission on academic excellence and community outreach
• Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application Instructions :

Applicants with valid U.A.E. residency will be given special consideration.

Note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Interested candidate can apply with your updated resume

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