Broaden Your Horizons … Become an Educator at the Higher Colleges of Technology
The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) provides post-secondary education to Emirati men and women at colleges located in eight cities across the United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Madinat Zayed, Ras Al Khaimah, Ruwais and Sharjah. The HCT’s 16 campuses range in size from 500 students, in smaller cities, to nearly 3,000 students, in the larger cities.
Founded in 1988, HCT has grown to be the UAE’s largest higher educational institution, with over 23,000 students attending the modern, technology-oriented men’s and women’s campuses. The HCT employs approximately 2,000 staff from over 60 different countries, who are able to share practices, ideas and cultures from around the world, thereby enriching our organizational culture.
The HCT is following the international academic standards in classifying faculty according to their qualification & experience in one of the three following ranks:
- Assistant Professor
- Associate Professor
With a reputation for embedding innovative teaching and learning methods and technologies in its pedagogy, HCT is at the cutting edge of the UAE’s drive to modernize and diversify the economy towards one that is primarily knowledge-based. Teaching methods and technology are the most modern available and focus on student achievement.
Faculty – Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering
Reporting to the Chair of Engineering Programs at the College, Faculty members are responsible for providing effective instruction in Mechanical / Mechatronics 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.
Education and Qualifications:
- PhD in a relevant discipline is required
- Minimum 3 years of teaching / training experience at a tertiary level
- At least 3 years of relevant industrial experience in Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering
- Must be able to provide instruction at various levels within the program areas
- Experience in developing course curriculum as per accreditation and international standards
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization
We seek to employ committed, quality professionals and offer 3 year renewable full time contracts. Our competitive remuneration packages include a tax-free salary and allowances which cover relocation, accommodation and annual air tickets for you and your family. The HCT does not provide housing; rather, we provide employees with additional compensation above your base salary to assist you with household costs. Additional benefits included in the contract are tuition assistance for eligible children, comprehensive medical coverage, annual leave days, end of service gratuity and repatriation benefits.
For a detailed job description and to apply please visit: https://recruit.hct.ac.ae/WebForms/ViewJobDetail.aspx?j=10583&h=0. We are currently looking for Faculty to start around August 2017 and the review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence.