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Job ID: 122474

Al Ghurair University

Date Posted Apr. 24, 2019
University Al Ghurair University
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department College of Business Studies
Application Deadline Open untill filled
Position Start Date September 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • International Business

The College of Business (CoB) at Al Ghurair University invites applicants for the position of Full time Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in International Business, to commence in August 2019.

Al Ghurair University (AGU) is a private university founded in 1999 by the Al Ghurair Group and located in Dubai’s Academic City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Business, Engineering, Law, Mass Communications, as well as Architecture and Interior Design, among others. These programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education, in addition to some program-specific international accreditations like the ABET for engineering programs. The College of Business is in the process of seeking initial accreditation by Tampa-based AACSB-International.
AGU seeks to attract teaching and research-active, culturally and academically diverse faculty members, with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. AGU is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region and the nation.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable UAE law. All Business programs are offered in English and follow American pedagogy. Additional information about Al Ghurair University can be found at: .

Qualifications and Experience:
A PhD degree in International Business, Economics, or Management from a regular nationally or internationally accredited university is required. Doctoral degrees from online universities are not acceptable.
The successful candidate will be someone who is already a Scholarly Academic (SA) as defined by AACSB International accreditation standards.
Associate Professor: At least eight (8) years of teaching at the university level and at least eight (8) articles published or accepted for publication in blind, peer reviewed journals (PRJs). Of these, at least three (3) PRJs must have been published since 2015.
Assistant Professor: No minimum years of experience are required. However, minimum publication requirements apply, that is: at least three (3) articles published or accepted for publication in blind, peer reviewed journals (PRJs) since 2015.
You should be able to teach BBA and MBA courses in International Business. Details of our programs are available at: https://AGU.AC.AE/COLLEGES/BUSINESS/
You should be fluent in both spoken and written English, since all business programs are conducted in English.
Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity is a desirable attribute.
Preferred/Optional Qualifications:
Relevant qualification and a capacity to teach some Marketing Courses at the BBA and MBA levels will be a distinct advantage.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The College of Business seeks applicants whose roles will include but will not be limited to: teaching BBA and MBA international business courses, publishing articles in blind, peer reviewed journals (PRJs), advising students, serving on University and academic committees, and being involved in broad community and professional engagement and outreach.

Application Process:
All applications will go through a formal review process as per Al Ghurair University policy. All candidates will be informed of the success or otherwise of their applications.

Required documents should include the following:
A Cover Letter with the following details:
Qualifications and the rank sought (Assistant Professor or Associate Professor)
Brief teaching, research and service philosophies
Years of teaching experience
Publications since 2015 and a research plan going forward
A list of the courses you have taught before
Your current (if possible) and expected salary
An up-to-date CV, including all intellectual contributions (research and publications)
Copies of three (3) representative PRJs that are SCOPUS-Indexed
Copies of Academic degrees and transcripts
Two (2) letters of recommendation
All documents should be written in English and submitted to and HRM@AGU.AC.AE no later than May 30, 2019.

Human Resource Department,
Al Ghurair University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Human Resources
    Al Ghurair University
    Academic City
    Dubai, Dubai 37374
    United Arab Emirates
  • 009714 4200223


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