General Qualifications for Academic Applicants (PhD Holders):
  • Ph.D. in relevant discipline/area from an accredited university from top 500 universities in the QS World University Rankings.
  • Preference will be given to UAE nationals.
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in under and/or post graduate levels.
  • Applicant must be an active researcher (published at an international level) with publications and prominent academic presence.
  • Excellent IT skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, Internet use, …).
  • Ability to work with people from different multicultural backgrounds.
  • Effective Interpersonal Skills.
  • Communication in English and Arabic Languages is as an advantage.
  • Online teaching experience is preferable.
  • Additional Professional Certification (Depending on Field) will be an advantage.
General Job Description:
  • A Faculty member is expected to demonstrate excellent teaching pedagogies in their classes, in addition to their engagement in both research and community services as part of their duties.
  • Academic advising remains a key area of the faculty role within Al-Falah University.
  • Academic integrity and quality are a must and the faculty must foster an educational climate where students’ critical thinking is challenged through knowledge, skills, autonomy and responsibility, role in context, and self-development.
  • A Faculty member is requested to have annual publications in indexed scholarly journals in the field of specialization of the faculty member.
  • A Faculty member is to have various kinds of university or outside professional service on committees.
Important Notes:
  • Al Falah University (AFU) would like to announce that it has not appointed any person to act as an agent to recruit on its behalf, in any region.
  • Al Falah University neither charges or collects any fee, nor requires any money deposits from jobseekers at any stage of recruitment.
  • Any person dealing with unauthorized parties for seeking job opportunities with Al Falah University in lieu of money is doing so at his/her own risk. Al Falah University will not have any obligation to honor terms of any fake offer letter so issued or provide employment to anyone who has been issued a fraudulent offer letter. Further, Al Falah University is not responsible for any losses (monetary or otherwise).
  • All applications are submitted online through the university dedicated web address.
  • All the recruitment offers are sent through official HR email ID. AFU shall bear no responsibility of the offers sent through another IDs other than Al-Falah University email ID.
  • Human Resources Unit at Al-Falah University will communicate only with short-listed candidates.

Software & Web Developer -Arab National

  • Closure Date : October 26, 2020
  • Reference Number : IT-01/2020-2021


Job Description Summary

This Administrator role is an experienced-level position responsible for configuring, maintaining, and overseeing the college’s Learning Management System (LMS) application and University’s IT environment. The primary responsibility is for optimizing LMS application performance, documenting the operation and support processes and procedures related to the LMS application. You are required to collaborate with Head of IT, faculty, and Instructional Support to establish policies, processes and procedures related to maintenance, update, upgrade, integration, and development of the LMS application and environment. You will be expected to work with other IT areas and/or third-party services to maintain a secure, highly available and fault tolerant LMS environment.

Duties

  • Configure, administer, maintain, update, and document the Moodle LMS environment;
    Supervise the security, performance, and fault-tolerance of the Moodle LMS environment.
  • Partner with related campus administrators to support integration of other related applications.
  • Participate in the initiation and completion of projects involving the Moodle LMS environment, including Microsoft Teams, Online Exam solution and SharePoint integration.
  • Consult faculty, and other campus users of the LMS environment to support the integration and development of features and customizations for the Moodle LMS application
  • Communicate maintenance windows and issue resolution to campus community;
    Oversee relationships with related vendors and host providers, enforcing SLA and support expectations.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests from users for Moodle-related assistance as escalated through the support process.
  • Analyze, design, develop and refine programming code for new software development and product enhancements based on requirements specification.
  • Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced.
  • Experienced free thinker who can suggest ways to improve our solutions while at the same time can provide clear and concise reasoning to back up their position.
  • Mentor staff by leveraging previous experiences and relating them to current issues.
  • Assess software problems or business process issues and determine suitable programming solutions.
  • Conduct training of programs and software applications in group.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Priority shall be given (in order) to nationals of the United Arab Emirates, GCC nationals, and other expats.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of experience (Software Engineer),
  • Proven experience with Moodle API and integration with Moodle plugins and third-party systems
  • Proficiency in both Arabic and English language, spoken and written.
  • Strong communication skills, courteous and people friendly personality.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments/projects
  • Good knowledge and experience in ORACLE technology (SQL, PL /SQL, forms & reports), Oracle, MySQL and other RDBMS PHP & Java.
  • Experience in LAMP stack. Linux, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Angular, AJAX, Apache, SVN Repositories and Web Services (SOA)and Moodle LMS
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