Program Director, Teaching and Learning Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Title: Program Director, Teaching and Learning


Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Education

Khalifa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science,Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, the Program Director,Teaching and Learning at Khalifa University’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) supports the Assistant Dean in providing administrative leadership and policy development and implementation for medical faculty with a focus on improving the teaching and learning expertise of the faculty

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

Works with the Dean, Associate Deans and faculty to plan, develop,implement, assess and improve courses, programs and services that support the College’s missions as they relate to the professional development of faculty educators

Ensures the activities of the office are in alignment with accreditation guidelines

Participates in on boarding processes to prepare faculty for their role as teachers

Oversees all programs and services offered by the Office of Teaching and Learning

Designs, implements and evaluates programs that promote and support faculty teaching and learning excellence

Develops, acquires and provides resources, ideas and best practices for teaching methods

Participates in education program assessment

Provides teaching consultations

Participates in student feedback sessions to evaluate effectiveness of faculty teaching

Provides instructional design support to course directors and strand leaders

Coordinates functions with the educational learning lab

Works with the Dean, Associate Deans and Khalifa University’s Office of Research Support to promote and support research activities

Provides information or prepares reports as and when needed.

Performs other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Dean

Ad hereto the University’s information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.

Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.

Perform another tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Required Qualifications

MD and/or PhD in a relevant field

Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher

Prior leadership role in educating faculty

Preferred Qualifications

Prior leadership in an office of teaching and learning

Demonstrable accomplishments in teaching, research, healthcare delivery,and/or service at level commensurate of Assistant Professor or above.


Required Experiences

Strong record reflecting excellence in education, clinical practice,research, and or administration.

Proven management experience, requisite expertise in working collaboratively with faculty members and medicine professionals, strong interpersonal skills,and thorough understanding of university structure and culture are essential.

Demonstrable ethical behavior, professionalism, interpersonal skills,leadership and management abilities that are sufficient to effectively direct and develop staff and students.

Preferred Experiences

Five (5)…