Physiotherapy Teaching Opportunity, United Arab Emirates

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Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS)United Arab Emirates

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive tax free package
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you a PhD qualified physiotherapist, passionate about teaching your speciality and expanding your experience by playing a pivotal role in the future of the healthcare workforce in the United Arab Emirates? The Physiotherapy Department at Fatima College of Health Sciences whose main campus located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is currently inviting applications from experienced senior teaching academics in Physiotherapy.  By offering professional entry and higher education programs in physiotherapy, the College is the major contributor to the physiotherapy workforce and healthcare development in the UAE.

Established in 2006, Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS) aims to meet the United Arab Emirates' growing need for skilled healthcare professionals.  The College aligns with the country’s 2030 healthcare workforce vision and aims to be the major contributor to the sector.  FCHS is accredited by the Ministry of Education nationally and is internationally benchmarked through a number of Russell Group Universities in the United Kingdom.  Aside from Physiotherapy, FCHS offers undergraduate degrees in Emergency Health (Paramedic Science), Nursing, Pharmacy, Radiography & Medical Imaging and Psychology.

Although the Bachelor of Physiotherapy is well established it is now entering an exciting period of growth as it expands existing operations in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. FCHS is advancing plans to progress the development of a new, related undergraduate program as well as a Master’s program with a range of specialities. FCHS recently reviewed and re-engineered its curriculum to bring it in line with a modern international program. 

An academic vacancy exists to teach into the Bachelor of Physiotherapy program.  Interested candidates must have a PhD in Physiotherapy, with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience within a tertiary setting and ideally four years clinical experience within a tertiary setting and ideally four years clinical experience.

The physiotherapy Program embraces a curriculum with an emphasis on outcome competencies of the graduates. The FCHS curriculum ,underpinned by a number of general education courses is patient focused and introduces the students to Physiotherapy Practice at an early stage and is enriched with a number of clinical courses. FCHS is committed to graduating students who will meet the country’s need for Healthcare professionals who can provide safe, effective and quality service of the patients.

The role involves:

• Covering all teaching and learning activities (lectures, tutorials, workshops, labs, clinical sessions, etc.) as detailed in the curriculum

• Course coordination where required

• Designing and implementing assessment techniques appropriate to the course

• Contributing to curriculum review and development as required

• Scholarly research activity and publishing findings in peer reviewed journals as well as presenting at discipline related conferences

• Contributing to Departmental and Institutional committees as requested

• Participating in student clinical placement supervision as required

• Mentoring and advising students with career opportunities.

If you are interested and wish to pursue a career with us please send your CV including contact details to online at

More about Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS)
Phase: Higher Education
Address: Abu Dhabi Campus, Near Al Mafraq Hospital, PO Box. 3798, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 2 507 8765