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Assistant / Associate Professor or Professor of Finance
The British University in Dubai

Date Posted Feb. 8, 2023
Title Assistant / Associate Professor or Professor of Finance
University The British University in Dubai
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department Faculty of Business & Law More About This Department...
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2023
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Finance

Assistant / Associate Professor or Professor of Finance


The British University in Dubai (BUiD) has been formed out of a genuine collaboration between Dubai and United Kingdom institutions to provide the best of British education in Dubai. BUiD has been established to make a substantial and unique contribution to the United Arab. Our UK associates, the Universities  of EdinburghManchester and Glasgow have been chosen because of their research standing and high standards. The University’s vision is to continue to be recognised as Dubai’s premier resource and focus for the reflective pursuit, inclusive accessibility, effective transfer, and liberal application of scientific, academic and professional knowledge. BUiD is a non-profit organisation with a mission to provide world class scholarship, education and research that make a distinctive British contribution to supporting the aspirations of the Dubai Government to become a hub for education and research in the region.

BUiD has recently launched a master programme in Finance & Risk Management (FRM). This programme builds on the previous master of finance. The FRM prepares students for positions in the finance and financial risk management industry. It will also assist in preparing students for professional certifications such as the Financial Risk Manager or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). The programme’s content is aligned with FRM’s curriculum, which is accredited by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Its modules are: Corporate Finance; Research Methods in Finance; Derivatives and Risk Management; Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management; Financial Markets & Institutions; Financial Risk and Regulation; Economics for Business and Finance; Fintech and Technological Innovation; Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Management

Finance is also taught at other Business Management programmes which include PhD in Business Management; Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA); Master in Business Administration and Bachelor Degree in Business Management.


Job Description

The British University in Dubai Business School seeks to appoint an Assistant or Associate Professor or Professor of Finance. The post holder may be required to supervise PhD theses and Masters dissertations, teach at all levels, undertake different management field research, publish at an international level of excellence in Finance. In this role, the post holder will interact with the Head of Programme, Dean and other members of the faculty. In all interactions with students and colleagues, he will aim to give the best possible service and further build BUiD’s reputation for excellent teaching and research. Priority will be given to applicants with good academic experience and distinguished record of publications in refereed journals/conferences.



Required qualification & skills

  • PhD in Finance from a well-recognized university.
  • Track record of effective teaching and research is desirable.
  • Ability to act corporately and work on own initiatives.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • High level work ethics.
  • Teamwork and Time management skills.
  • Multitasking and self-disciplined.
  • Energetic and inspirational.
  • Adapts to the social and cultural environment.
  • Excellent IT skills (Social networking) and Pedagogical e-learning skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English language.


Job application process

The required documents are a cover letter and a detailed curriculum vita (including a teaching statement, a research statement, list of courses that can be taught or were taught, and names of at least three references who would be willing to write letters of recommendation). 



  • Research

    Research at BUiD is a constantly evolving endeavour, aimed at establishing and developing a wide array of research activities such as faculty and student contributions to high tier publications, patent technologies, original BUiD journals, specialised research centres, and research collaboration opportunities with leading UK universities. BUiD recognises that a society which creates research-based intellectual capital can be a key player in the modern world. By being a major contributor to educational, scientific, legal, business, and sociological research, BUiD plays a distinctive and collaborative role in the economy and culture of the UAE, the Middle East, and the wider world.

    Key objectives of research activities at BUiD

    • To establish a motivating and rewarding research environment which attracts high quality researchers.
    • To conduct high quality research that leads to innovation and improved performance and productivity of organisations at national, regional and international levels.
    • To foster a long-term relationship with industry, professional bodies, and other higher education institutions based on mutual interests and benefits.
    • To disseminate knowledge and promote research exchange amongst academics and practitioners.
    • To facilitate and support the implementation of research findings in national, regional and international organisations.
    • To play a leading role in identifying, planning, and conducting research agendas through close collaboration with local and national governments.
    • To provide both the public and private sectors with high-quality research, consultancy, and training.
    • To use research to engage the potential intellectual capital of the region.


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Contact Information

  • Jouhar Ali
    Human Resources Department
    The British University in Dubai
    The British University in Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City
    Dubai, Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • +97142791468


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