Assistant/Associate Professor of World Cultures

American University in Dubai in United Arab Emirates

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 27, 2016
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Arts and Sciences at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of World Cultures to begin teaching in Fall 2016.


The successful candidate will have:

  • D. in Classical Studies; or in History with an emphasis on the ancient Near East or ancient Mediterranean World
  • Experience teaching survey courses focused on the cultures and civilizations of the ancient world, i.e. the ancient Near East and the ancient Mediterranean World
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Strong team ethic
  • Experience teaching diverse student populations


The ideal candidate will also have academic qualifications to teach additional content areas.


Candidates must have earned a doctorate from a Western accredited institution at the time of appointment.


Candidates will have evidence of successful teaching experience or must demonstrate significant potential and promise of teaching effectiveness and excellence at the undergraduate level. Additionally, candidates are expected to meet standards for personal professional scholarship, and assist in student advising, curriculum development, and other service to the department, school, and community.

The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children's tuition, and other components.

The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.


Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled. 


Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to


  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references


Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:


Faculty Recruitment

The American University in Dubai

P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, UAE


No telephone calls please.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

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