The main responsibilities include:
A staff member in the above classification is responsible for implementing the established
curriculum for the faculty, teaching, conducting research, providing community service,
guiding and counselling students and participating in the smooth running and management
of the faculty. Specifically he performs the following duties:
Teaching and leading instructional activities specified in the approved curriculum and in
the faculty by-laws. Such activities include lecturing, leading seminars, individual and
group tutorials, writing and correcting examinations, correcting papers and reports and
conducting and supervising evaluation activities.
Planning, organizing, conducting and supervising practice-teaching activities for faculty
students and teacher-trainees enrolled in the pre-service and in service teacher training
Planning, organizing, conducting and supervising research activities designed, each in his
perspective field of specialisation, to promote knowledge and improve teaching-learning
practices in general and in UNRWA educational establishment in particular.
Guiding and counselling, students and teacher-trainees in educational matters such as
educational needs, study plans, selection of courses, evaluation of progress, advice in
making educational decisions.
Guiding and counseling, students and teacher-trainees in personal matters related to
educational adjustment to the faculty requirements such as study habits, peer relations,
social stress, personal adjustment.
Planning, organising conducting and supervising community service programmes to serve
and develop local Palestinian communities in cooperation with faculty students and
teacher-trainees, as well as other concerned UNRWA establishments and community
Promotion and improvement of educational thought and practices at large and in UNRWA
educational establishments sin particular, through the active engagement and
participation in scholarly activities, professional and academic organizations, conferences
and meetings designed to enhance academic and professional competencies of university
and college professors.
Participating in the planning and management of the faculty through faculty council
meetings, departmental meetings, committees, special groups, work task-force and in
any other capacity the faculty deems necessary; participates in reviewing and adjusting
faculty curriculum as and when required.
Conduct and publish his/her research work or findings in academic books or journals.
Guide, direct and mentor research scholars in their research projects.
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
Conditions of service
Option One: Fixed Term Appointment, Grade 14
Monthly basic salary JD985.1, plus 17% as Bench Mark Allowance, plus Special Occupational
Allowance of JD160 per month based on candidate Scientific ranking. Other benefits include
monthly Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency), compulsory
medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, and dependency allowance (if applicable).
Option Two: Limited Duration Contract (LDC- Band F)
Monthly basic salary JD1,132.80 depending on the professional knowledge and experience.
Other benefits include compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave pre-rated to the
duration of the contract where less than one year, and family allowance (if applicable).
To qualify for this position, you will need:
Education: A PH.D. in the required subject of specialization from an accredited and recognized university or higher learning institution. Written scholarly work such as the publication of books, manuscripts, research work and articles in recognized publication firms or refereed scientific journals published by higher learning institutions, research centres or internationally known publication houses directly related to faculty curriculum.
Work experience: At least 2 years of experience in post-secondary teaching and practice teaching is required for appointment in the faculty.
Language(s): Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic
How to apply :
To start the application process, applicants are required to register at https://jobs.unrwa.org/ by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through https://jobs.unrwa.org/ will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.