Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-1041

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) College of Business & Economics (CBE) is looking for an Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management & Logistics.

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first university established in the UAE and has a long history of graduating Emirati students across a very wide range of disciplines. With a main campus in Al Ain, UAEU has been in operation since 1977. Currently ranked 5th in the Arab World, 27th amongst universities under 50 years old and 288th by the QS Ranking Worldwide, UAEU is a comprehensive university offering courses across 9 Colleges including Medicine, Law, IT, Engineering, Education, Science, Food & Agriculture and Humanities, in addition to Business.

The College of Business & Economics offers an English-medium education encompassing 5 undergraduate programs, 3 post-graduate programs and 82 faculty from 34 different countries. In the year 2000, UAEU was the first University in the region to achieve AACSB accreditation, which is awarded to only the top 5% of the world's business schools. Added to this, the College hosts the only Accounting Program in the region accredited by AACSB. As well as this range of undergraduate offerings, the College's postgraduate program offerings include the MBA, MPA, DBA and Executive Education available across the College campuses in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. The University, and the College, is very focused on continuing to be the leading university in the country and to be the leading College of Business in the region. To this end, all appointments to the College are important.

For the instructor position, a Master's degree is expected. For Assistant/Associate Professors, a PhD, ideally from an AACSB-accredited institution, and a portfolio of relevant research is expected (ABDC/Scopus). For all applications, experience in teaching undergraduate courses in supply chain management and logistics and related subjects, is expected, preferably from working at an AACSB-accredited university. Industry experience is also appreciated, especially for the instructor position. Ability to communicate well with a range of different nationalities and personalities is a must, as well as a collegial outlook. Hard work and patience are appreciated personal qualities.

If you think this position is for you, please apply without delay through the UAEU Jobs Portal with a targeted cover letter, CV outlining our experience and suitability for the job, a list of 3 references whom we could contact in support of your application, and clear details on how we can contact you. Please highlight the AACSB-status of any institutions you have worked or studied at in your cover letter.

A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children's schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free health care insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity.

It is envisioned this position will start in Spring 2022 and applications will be open until the job is filled.


Minimum Qualification
Masters in Supply Chain/Logistics/Operations Management or similar (Instructor)
PhD in Supply Chain/Logistics/Operations Management or similar (Assistant/Associate)

Preferred Qualification
Masters/PhD from AACSB-accredited Institution

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Experience (2 years+) in industry/teaching experience for Instructor
Publications/teaching experience for Assistant/Associate

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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