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Assistant/Associate Professor in Accounting
United Arab Emirates University

  • Sep. 25, 2017
  • Feb. 28, 2018
  • Sep. 28, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes
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A full-time faculty at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Accounting is required in the Department of Accounting (United Arab Emirates University) starting August 2018. The candidate is expected to actively engage in promoting the growth of the Accounting program and the College of Business & Economics (CBE) at UAE University.
The Accounting Department is reputable for excellence in accounting education and research in the UAE and within the GCC and the MENA region. It aspires to be one of the leading global centers for accounting thought. The Department is part of the oldest and largest University in the UAE and the only AACSB-Accounting Accredited department in GCC and MENA region. Our undergraduate and postgraduate programs provide the practical and theoretical knowledge necessary for navigating and providing leadership for the complex global world of business; helps them develop the skills needed for participation in society. Our faculty experts research a broad range of topics that provide insights into new ways of thinking and learning for accounting and society.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

The appointed candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop and teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in accounting (with emphasis on managerial sector accounting);
  • Engage in innovative approaches to learning and teaching;
  • Publish high-quality research in leading accounting journals;
  • Participate in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and/or dissertations;
  • Participate in committee at the departmental, college and/or university levels as assigned;
  • Actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University; and
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned by the Department Chair.

Selection Criteria

  • A Ph.D. in Accounting from an internationally recognized university;
  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching, curriculum development, and outcome assessment;
  • Experience in teaching managerial accounting;
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in leading accounting journals; and
  • Very good interpersonal skills.

In addition to the above, professional qualification and experience in practice setting will be highly valued.

Please submit your application online at The application package should include a cover letter indicating how you meet the selection criteria, a detailed resume, teaching philosophy, courses taught, professional designations/expertise in accounting, and a brief description of current/future research activities. English is the language of instruction and communication in the CBE.

All inquiries about this job may be directed to Professor Habib Mahama (, Chair of the Accounting Department.

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Contact Information

  • Professor Habib Mahama
    Dept. of Accounting
    United Arab Emirates University
    Khalefa Street
    Al Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • +97137135237


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