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Associate/Full Research Professor, Research Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Competitiveness
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Date Posted Dec. 6, 2023
Title Associate/Full Research Professor, Research Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Competitiveness
University Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Al Khobar, Eastern, Saudi Arabia
Department College of Business Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2024
  • Associate Professor
    Research Professor
  • Technology & Information Management
    Production/Operations Management
    MBA & Executive MBA
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    International Business
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    Accounting and/or Taxes
    Business - General




Position: Associate/ Full Research Professor

Department: Research Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness

School: Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University

Reports to: Dean, College of Business Administration



The Research Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness (ReSC) aims to develop cooperation with leading scientists, entrepreneurship, and sustainability organizations. It also aims to establish a critical mass of high standards research results on business sustainability by organizing a yearly sustainability international conference and by establishing an international journal on sustainable entrepreneurship and competitiveness.


General Description      

Research positions at Associate and Full Professor ranks provide opportunities for advancing the research area in Green Finance, and Green Entrepreneurship through state-of-the-art research.  The research faculty are expected to be employed full time in research generating a significant impact through Q1 quartile publications and generating impact on their research area. Double affiliation is not allowed for these positions.


Qualifications & Experience (Required)

  • A Ph.D. in Business related areas.
  • A record of outstanding research, commensurate with years of professional experience, as evidenced by publications, grants and scholarly measures of citations and other impact.
  • An outstanding citation records.
  • A record of successful research collaborations.
  • Experience managing and/or working with multiple researchers, technical staff, post-docs, and doctoral students in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Thematic Research areas:

  • Innovation/ support idea generation for green entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Green Entrepreneurship (business and environmental impact)
  • Financial models for Green Entrepreneurship
  • Financing/funding tools for Green entrepreneurship
  • Green accounting (economic and environmental accounting)
  • Green IT (environmentally sustainable computing)
  • Green HRM (activities aimed at making employees committed to sustainable goals)
  • Sustainable Finance (Sustainable finance refers to the process of taking environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into account when making investment decisions in the financial sector, leading to more long-term investments in sustainable economic activities and projects.)
  • SDG economical aspects
  • Strategies for financing the transition to a green economy
  • Renewable energy finance
  • Impact of United Nations SDGs on business sustainability


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead in research in the field of sustainability, green entrepreneurship and green finance
  • Acquire in-depth expertise in the leadership of scientific research projects and experience of organizing interdisciplinary scholarly events.
  • Collaborate with faculty and students on research topics of common interest.
  • Help in teaching one course or two as needed.
  • Become an ambassador for the Deanship of Research, for example through publications, outreach activities, and through presentations at workshops and conferences.
  • Publish at least six (6) ISI journal papers per year in the relevant areas, and to manage some of PMU’s Research activities including regular international meetings, visits of senior scholars, and scientific advisory boards.
  • Write research proposals and generate some external funding and lead groups or teams of research personnel.
  • Help to build and develop the existing PMU faculty team of senior scholars and offer them the opportunity to build international collaborations using his/her own contacts and networks.


Remuneration and Benefits

PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, and annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.


How to Apply

Application to this position require a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to Google Scholar & Scopus and  LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of Ph.D. Diploma, statement of research and teaching interests and a portfolio (no more than 20 pages long) that includes representative professional work depicting evidence of research, teaching activities; a narrative of administrative and leadership philosophy including a statement of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references who may be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations by the search committee

Note: In order to apply for a position of Associate / Full Professor, candidates must provide a letter of promotion from an academic institution with a documented due process to the rank of Associate / Full Professor.

Positions advertised on our job website and can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

  • Please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Alternatively, send your application by email to in the event of an unsuccessful online application. (Please specify Position Applied for: Ex: Associate Research Professor in College of Business Administration" in the email subject line and please also mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement)



PMU reserves the right to alter, amend and add responsibilities to this position in line with the institutional needs. Changes and amendments to this job description shall be within the academic framework and the general employment conditions.


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Contact Information

  • International Recruitment
    Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
    Al Khobar, Eastern
    Saudi Arabia


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