Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Human Resource Management

Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 29 January 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Opportunity:  

Zayed University’s College of Business invites applications for Human Resource Management (HRM) faculty positions in the College of Business on the Abu Dhabi or Dubai campus for start dates of August 2020.  Rank is open depending on qualifications.  

Candidates must demonstrate excellent teaching capabilities and will be expected to teach a variety of subjects within the Human Resource Management (HRM) and Organizational Behavior (OB) disciplines. Desired areas include Staffing, Compensation and Performance, Organizational Development and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), among others.   

Most teaching is conducted in the undergraduate program, but a few courses are offered in the MBA program.  The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct high-quality research and publish in highly regarded academic journals. There will be opportunities to work with the existing faculty, whose interests lie in (but not limited to) international HRM, cross-cultural management, equality and diversity management, business leadership, human resource development and organizational psychology. Responsibilities also include service to the College and University.  


Applicants should have completed a PhD with a specialization in HRM or a related field (such as Organizational Behavior or Occupational Psychology) ideally from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school from a QS ranked university. It is highly desired that applicants for the position of Assistant Professor have prior publications in Scopus listed and ABDC (or ABS) ranked journals, and teaching experience in HRM/OB subjects.   

Applicants for the position of Associate or Full Professor must have an impressive record of publications in Scopus listed and ABDC (or ABS) ranked journals. Evidence of course development and excellence in teaching in HRM/OB is essential, as well as experience in college and university committees.   


The University’s compensation and benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries, an accommodation and furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets and healthcare benefits for the employee and immediate family members, and educational subsidies for eligible children. Employment is typically offered on a four-year renewable contract basis.

Zayed University and the College of Business 

Zayed University is a leading federal government institution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with twin campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The University has experienced rapid growth and serves approximately 10,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students. 

English is the primary language of instruction. 

Zayed University’s College of Business is an AACSB accredited business school offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  

To Apply:

  • To apply, candidates must visit the employment link on our homepage and complete the online application. 
  • Candidates must upload a cover letter, CV, recent teaching evaluations, and the names and contact details of three professional referees. 
  • The cover letter should not exceed two pages and must state the number and ranking of ABDC ranked publications, provide a statement of teaching philosophy, an indication of research interests, and a statement verifying the candidate has a PhD with a specialization in HRM (or related area such as OB or Organizational Psychology) from a QS ranked university.

Please also send your CV and cover letter to Edna Omondi ( at the College of Business, advising if you have already applied online.

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