Dean- College of Information Technology

United Arab Emirates University in United Arab Emirates

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 7, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The United Arab Emirates University is seeking to appoint an experienced and internationally recognized academic leader as Dean of the College of Information Technology. The appointee should assume a leading role in the development of the College to become among the well-known IT Colleges worldwide and support the university efforts to meet its ambitious educational and research mission. Successful candidates should have held senior academic administrative positions in a reputable research university.

Established in 1977, and located in the oasis city of Al Ain, UAE University is one of the leading comprehensive universities in the region, with significant research output and a strong community engagement mission. More than 13,000 students are enrolled in the University’s nine colleges and are supported by 600 PhD faculty members and 320 instructors (with Master’s Degrees). The University offers a broad array of undergraduate and graduate Degree Programs.

Inaugurated in 2001, the College of Information Technology is the youngest College at UAE University ( In addition to the Bachelor’s Program in Information Technology (ABET accredited), The College offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs. Highly qualified, research active, faculty are drawn from all over the world.

The Dean acts as the executive officer of the College and reports to the Provost. As such, the Dean’s duties include overall responsibility for the academic, administrative, and budgetary operation of the College, including enhancement of existing academic programs, recruitment of new faculty, and development of networks that will provide support to achieve the College mission.

The position is available effective of August 1st 2017. The remuneration package is attractive and includes a competitive, tax-free salary, housing and furniture allowance, education allowance for children, health insurance for family and annual vacation air tickets.

Interested, qualified applicants are requested to send a cover letter, current CV, contact information for five references including addresses and e-mails and any additional supporting documents to and cc Prof. Mohsen Sherif, Director of Academic Personnel, Provost Office.    

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