CCIT - Faculty - Digital Forensics

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | College of Computer Information Technology | Full-time


The College of Computer Information Technology at the American University in the Emirates invites Ph.D. holder applicants for full-time faculty (Associate Professor and Assistant Professor).

The Bachelor of Computer Science in the College of Computer Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Academic Semester: Spring 2022-2023 (starting January 2, 2023)

The faculty required will be teaching in one or more of the below Specializations:

- Digital Forensics

 Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic year

You can check the program and the courses by clicking on the following link:


Job purpose

Responsible to provide students with professional expertise in teaching, assessing student work, academic advising, participating in administrative and committee activities, professional service, and community service. 

Qualifications & Education

  • Ph.D. in Digital Forensics from an accredited university in the United States of America
  • 18 credit hours of graduate studies in the required field
  • A minimum of three (3) articles indexed in Scopus listed journals or five (5) articles in peer-reviewed journals in the past five years”


  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate and graduate program level teaching

Skills / Training / Knowledge

  • Curricular development and review.
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications
  • Continued research program and interest in collaboration with another faculty. 
  • Ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom.
  • Willingness to provide service to the University and the College.
  • Excellent English Proficiency and Communication skills for Faculty teaching in English
  • Excellent Arabic Proficiency and Communication skills for faculty teaching in Arabic


 Job Description

 1. Instructional Delivery (Teaching Performance)

  1. Present research and practice driven teaching and
  2. adapt to latest pedagogical techniques that stimulate students to inquiry and to encompass a broad and coherent body of knowledge, attaining the skills and competencies through engaging delivery techniques and development of appropriate assessments

2. Instructional Management

Effectively manage the instructional processes

3. Assessment and Evaluation

  1. Evaluating students’ performance and grading
  2. Provide clear assessment criteria that reflect course content and its learning outcomes
  3. Set expectations to students and avoid cognitive biasness

4. Curriculum Development and Review

Contributes to regular curriculum reviewing and improving the existing curriculum for quality and effectiveness

  1. For quality:
    1. Currency and relevancy of the theories and practice in the field
    2. Intellectual rigor appropriate to the level of the degree program
  2. For Effectiveness
    1. Increasingly complex presentation of theories, principles, and practice
    2. Increasingly complex levels of analysis and development of competencies
    3. Application of theories and principles.

5. Research, and/or Scholarship

Actively engage in scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed articles in area of specialization thus contributing to the Mission of the University

6. Professional Development

Acquire latest academic techniques, discipline and professional certification, technology related development, and leadership development through attending in-campus and out-campus workshops, seminars and training

7. Academic Advising and Academic Success

Provide academic advising and guidance the students in the program learning outcomes, curriculum planning and career planning

8. Service

Participate by working in a task force or workgroup to accomplish assignment or project such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to university, discipline and to community

 Functionality Weight 


Weight (%)

1.      Instructional Delivery (Teaching Performance)


2.      Instructional Management


3.      Assessment and Evaluation


4.      Curriculum Development and Review


5.      Research, and/or Scholarship


6.      Professional Development


7.      Academic Advising and Academic Success


8.      Service





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