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UOWD9944 - Instructor for Electrical

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Contract Type: Limited Contract Full Time
Location: Dubai
About UOWD:

Established in 1951 and ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*, Australia’s University of Wollongong is a global brand with international campuses in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) offers over 40 internationally recognised bachelor and master degrees spanning 10 in-demand industry sectors. All of our degree courses are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and licensed by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), as well as being recognised by leading professional organisations such as AACSB, ACCA, ACS, CIM, CIPD, CPA, Engineers Australia, PMI, and others.

The first internationally accredited Australian university in the UAE, we are the education gateway of choice for over 3,500 students, representing 100+ nationalities. Our global community of 152,000 alumni are pursuing career goals with respected blue-chip companies and industry giants such as 3M, ADCB, Adidas, Amazon, Deloitte, Emirates, FedEx, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pepsico. Additionally, research reveals that 83%** of fresh graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Life at UOWD is rooted in the continued pursuit of excellence through teaching, research and industry engagement, with the student experience at its heart. Our 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park features access to cutting-edge technologies and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, all housed in a vibrant modern setting that promises to deliver an enriched learning experience for our students.

*QS World University Rankings 2024
**Data from the Graduate Destination Survey 2017 to 2021

About the School:

The School of Engineering offers Bachelor in Engineering degree with majors in Civil, Computer & Autonomous Systems, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Telecommunications Engineering & IOT. Our Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) program with major in Electrical and Electronics, focuses on electrical and electronic devices and systems, computer technology, control systems and electrical power engineering.

The School of Engineering is seeking a qualified and motivated Instructor for Electrical (specifically for the majors in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering and Autonomous Systems) to join in Sep 2024. The successful candidate will be involved in teaching/tutoring in the respective subjects, running and supervising laboratories, as well as, carrying out any governance or research duties as allocated by the Head of School.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience of teaching/tutoring Electrical and Electronics engineering topics to a wide range of students, supporting students is "Design and Build" projects and have excellent skills in design of advanced electronic/electrical systems. The candidate is expected to work in adherence with the course curriculum and teaching/lesson plans. Candidates are expected to have an approach to teaching that is student-centred, with a focus on designing subjects that have multiple assessment approaches, formative and summative, and activity-based learning.

Core responsibilities

  • Delivery of tutorial and laboratories in liaison with the respective Lecturers in accordance with the UOWD Teaching and Learning policies

  • Offer consultation times to students outside of classroom hours

  • Liaise with subject coordinator before, during and at the end of the semester session

  • Complete grading of student work in a timely fashion, using clear rubrics, and with constructive feedback. Input the grades into the student interface software (SMP), and complete subject report for the end of semester (training will be provided)

  • Support students on "Design and Build" projects

  • Assist during Open days and other outreach activities related to teaching and learning

  • Carry out governance and/or research activities as allocated by the Head of School

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Essential

    • Master’s degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering from an internationally recognised institute

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

    • Previous experience in practical applications of electrical/electronic engineering laboratory techniques

    • A commitment to the University values of Passion, Courage, Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration and Innovation

    • Fluency in English (both verbal and written)

Compensation & Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional dynamic team of highly respected educators from more than 50 different countries and exposure to students from over 100 nationalities.

The University offers instructors at undergraduate level a compensation of AED 132,000 per annum. The University is located in Knowledge Village, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Please provide the following; 

  1. Cover Letter: include a description of Research, Training and Teaching experiences

  2. CV: teaching experience should be made clear, including specific experience teaching subjects related to the Electrical/Electronic engineering.

NB. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph
3. Cover letter
4. CV/Resume