Khawarizmi International College invites applications for the position of Associate Professor / Head of Department, Health & Medical Sciences (HMS) Department .
The position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), and joining date will be on 15th July 2021. The Associate Professor and Head of Department- HMS will be responsible for organizing and managing the Health and Medical Sciences department in a manner that will contribute effectively to improving the academic performance level of the College, attaining its strategic objectives and representing the department in council meetings and committees, teaching HMS courses, providing academic advising and counseling to students, enhancing the learning environment through assessments, instructions, applied research, scholarly activities and services that are consistent to the mission of the College.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Manage the academic, research and administrative affairs and activities of the academic department in a manner that will ensure the proper functioning of teaching and administrative processes.
Prepare the department plan relating to budgets, human resource needs and various arrangements. Prepare the courses that will be included into the students’ study plan.
Distribute the teaching and research duties, and other academic tasks among the faculty staff, and determine teaching loads for each semester.
Implement the policies of the College Council and handle matters relating to graduate studies, research and other academic duties.
Monitor and evaluate the performance of department’s staff and faculty members. Prepare annual and quarterly reports of the department performance, which will be submitted to the VP Academic.
Organize and oversee the exams in coordination with the appropriate committees and concerned bodies. Develop the department to be in line with the best practices in teaching, research and management.
Encourage utilizing the intellectual skills of staff in research. Ensure sound financial management of the department and adhere to allocated budgets.
Provide supervision for and assistance in preparing marketing materials for the department programs, such as brochures, leaflets and posters, in coordination with the Marketing and Public Affairs Directorate.
Chair the Department Council and discuss matters relating to department faculty, administrative staff and students, and submit recommendations and reports to the VP Academic.
Supervise the faculty and administrative staff of the department and monitor their commitment to lectures, office working hours, official working hours and the application of appropriate regulations and instructions.
Screen of CVs of candidates needed for the department, and duly recommend the appointment of the appropriate candidate. Assure adequate program and department planning, budgeting and monitoring.
Develop partnership and joint degree initiatives. Coordinate for a better department and programs reputation intake and retention.
Maintain valid and active accreditation status for all department programs. Assure adequate student support and academic and administrative departmental level management.
Perform any other duties assigned by the direct manager provided that they do not conflict with the nature of his / her work.
Job Details Posted Date : 2021-05-31Job Location : Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesJob Role : Teaching and AcademicsCompany Industry : Higher Education Preferred Candidate Career Level : ManagementDegree : Doctorate