Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Public Health



The Department of Health Sciences invites applicants for a full-time position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in Public Health.

Candidates are expected to be able to teach public health courses with an emphasis on epidemiology, biostatistics, Planning and Evaluation in Health Promotion and Health Education, and Research methods.

About the College 

The College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS) offers world-class degree programs at both the bachelor’s and master’s levels that are externally accredited for their rigorous standards of academic excellence. The Department of Health Sciences offers internationally accredited Public Health and Nutrition undergraduate degrees.

About Zayed University

Are you passionate about higher education and committed to fostering teaching, research, and service excellence? Do you aspire to be part of a vibrant, diverse academic environment that values innovation, collaboration, and academic and research excellence? If so, Zayed University invites you to explore exciting faculty opportunities that will allow you to make a meaningful impact on the next generation of leaders.

We offer comprehensive compensation packages that include a tax-free basic salary and housing allowance and a range of benefits for yourself and eligible dependents, including education allowance, annual flights, health insurance and an employee assistance program, subject to eligibility and limits as per ZU policies.

Discover your potential. Inspire the next generation. Join us at Zayed University.


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Public Health/Epidemiology or related fields from an accredited university that is, or can be, recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in public health, epidemiology, and community health who are capable of teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

We seek candidates who can teach and conduct research in an interdisciplinary environment. Candidates must demonstrate a strong track record of teaching, service, and research, including a proven record of scholarly research and publications in peer-reviewed journals; and experience in securing external research funding and collaborating with diverse stakeholders.

Strong evidence of teaching excellence and a student-centred, innovative approach to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is essential. At least two years of teaching experience is required. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment are necessary. A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education is also essential.

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