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Dean, Information Technology
United Arab Emirates University

Date Posted Jan. 8, 2018
Title Dean, Information Technology
University United Arab Emirates University
, United Arab Emirates
Department Information Technology
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Computing/Informational Services
    Administration - General
    Senior Administration
    University Administration
The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) seeks to appoint an experienced and internationally recognized academic leader as Dean of the College of Information Technology (ABET accredited).

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced, administrator to 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. The successful candidate must represent the best and most relevant values of American education, possess excellent administrative skills and strong leadership ability. All classes are taught in English.

The position is available effective immediately and includes a generous remuneration package and attractive benefits including competitive, tax-free salary, housing and furniture allowance, education allowance for children, health insurance for family and annual business class vacation air tickets. Compensation package provides additional yearly bonus equal to one month’s salary.

  • Earned Doctorate
  • Credentials to hold academic rank of Full Professor
  • Previous experience as dean, associate dean, or department chair
  • High quality of research
  • Background in Artificial Intelligence

About the College of Information Technology
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 budgetaryoperation of the College, including enhancement of existing academic programs, recruitment of new faculty, and development of networks that willprovide support to achieve the College mission.

About the United Arab Emirates 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.

Living in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi
A one and a half hour drive from Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain is one of the world's oldest permanently inhabited settlements, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Al Ain is fed by natural springs and set among oases and plantations, garnering it the nickname 'Garden City'. It is the largest inland city in the United Arab Emirates, the fourth-largest overall (after Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah), and the second-largest in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The UAE has a significant expat community, making up almost 90% of the total population with English widely spoken. The combination of international influences and a strong commitment to local heritage has created an intriguing mix of new and old. A more liberal country, foreigners are free to practice their own religion and dress code.

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Contact Information

  • Valerie Woodruff
    Academic Keys
  • 203-693-1101


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