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MBA Director and Associate or Full Professor in Strategic Management

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-197

Job description / Role

Job Description
The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking to hire a MBA Director and faculty member in the Strategic Management Area at the Associate or Full Professor rank to begin Fall 2019 at the College of Business & Economics (CBE) within the Department of Business Administration. The CBE has been accredited by AACSB since 2000.

The Director of MBA program will be responsible for program leadership, vision casting, teaching excellence and program development of the (portfolio of) MBA programs. He/she will provide academic leadership for all aspects of the MBA program including strategic planning, admissions and daily operations.

To be considered for the position, applicants must have a doctorate in strategic management or closely-related field preferably from an AACSB accredited university. Qualified candidates must possess strong commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrable research capability to develop and sustain internally or externally funded research program, ability to publish research findings in refereed journals, and willingness to actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAEU. In addition, ideal candidates will have prior experience as MBA Director preferably at an AACSB accredited institution.

The application package should include a detailed resume, names of at least three references with contact information, and teaching statement that includes a list of courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication within the CBE. An established record of research work published in internationally referred journals is mandatory for eligibility for further processing.

A generous package of benefits 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 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


Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field from an internationally recognized University and proven record of publications in top-ranked journals and relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualification
Ph.D. in Strategic Management

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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Associate salaries in UAE

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AED 10,000

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