Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Strategic Management

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

Zayed University and the College of Business:  

Zayed University’s College of Business is an AACSB accredited business school offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Zayed University is a federal institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and provides high quality education in English for over 9000 Emirati students, predominantly female, at our two campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The Opportunity:  

Zayed University’s College of Business is seeking to appoint faculty with expertise in strategic management for start dates of August 2019 and January 2020. Applications for all ranks will considered (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). Positions are available on our Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses.   

The successful applicants will be expected to teach sections of the core course Strategic Management in collaboration with other discipline members, along with one or more other courses. Desired areas include Entrepreneurial Venture Creation, Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. The ability and willingness deliver other management courses would be well regarded.   Successful applicants will also be expected to conduct high quality academic research with output published in highly regarded academic journals.   

There will be opportunities to work with the existing faculty whose interests lie in organizational sustainability, social innovation, social enterprise, entrepreneurial family businesses, accelerators and incubators, and university technology transfer.

The successful candidate will be required to actively engage in various college and university committees.  

The Requirements:  

Applicants should have completed a PhD with a specialization in management 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 ranked journals, and teaching experience in strategic management.  

Applicants for the position of Associate or Full Professor must have an impressive record of publications in Scopus listed and ABDC ranked journals. Evidence of course development and excellence in teaching in strategic management is essential, as too is experience in college and university committees.  

The Benefits:  

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members. Employment is typically offered on a four-year renewable contract basis.    

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 management from a QS ranked university.

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