Associate/Full Professor in Law - College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Department of legal studies
Zayed University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Associate/Full Professor in Law - College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Department of legal studies - Abu Dhabi and Dubai


The University
Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. With its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life. The University expects its graduates to be competent in English and Arabic, proficient in the use of computing technology, and strong in quantitative and research skills
English is the primary language of instruction and administration; however, Law is teaching in Arabic.

Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US

The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe and family-friendly environment


The Department/ College
The Department of Legal studies, which is part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is an interdisciplinary department that offers graduate programs in Judicial Studies (MA), and Law 200 in COB, and other Law courses in ZU. The majors in the College take abroad, multidisciplinary approach to the study of politics, society, economy, and law at the local, regional and international levels.


The Opportunity
The Department of Legal Studies at Zayed University is inviting applications for full time positions in Administrative Law, Civil procedures Law, Criminal Law, international private Law, commercial Law & Business Law.

Candidates should hold a doctorate in Law or a Law & Islamic Sharia from credit university and be willing to contribute to teaching in post-graduate & undergraduate programs. Apart from standard introductory, theory, methods and critical thinking courses, specialization in one or more of the following substantives are as would be an advantage: Civil Law, Public Law, Comparative Law, Criminal Justice, commercial Law, international private Law.

In addition to teaching and scholarly requirements, faculty are expected to provide service to the College and to the University; to participate in the development, evaluation and revision of the college curriculum; to participate in the implementation of assessment of major learning outcomes; and actively engage in research activities leading to the publication of peer-reviewed articles and/or books in their area of specialization. Faculty liaise extensively with external constituents to further the mission of the University within the community


The Requirements

  • Successful candidates will fully meet the expectations for the position,
  • A Ph.D. in Civil or Civil Procedures Law or a Ph.D. in public or Criminal Law or a Ph.D. in Administrative Law, or Ph.D. in commercial or Business Law, or international private Law.
  • A proven record of excellence at baccalaureate-level teaching for 7 years at least for Full professor, and 5 years for Associate, and 3 for Assistant professor.
  • Proficiency in teaching courses in Arabic and English languages
  • Dedication to curricular innovation
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications and/or presentations, in last 5 years.
  • Commitment to a sustained research program and interest in collaboration with another Faculty
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom
  • Willingness to provide service to the University and the College
  • Experience with graduate programs in Law would be an asset

The Benefits
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members


To Apply
In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, the names and contact details of three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of scholarly and creative interests


Review Process
The review of applications will continue until the position is filled

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