Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics
About University: United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.
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Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics (351833)
Job Description: The Department of Economics and Finance at the United Arab Emirates University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate professor with research interests in applied microeconomics. More specifically, we seek applications from economists conducting research in labor, industrial organization, or managerial economics. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates in other microeconomics areas may receive consideration. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomics, labor and human resource economics, and/or econometrics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research agenda.
The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Qualification: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.
Preferred Qualification: Microeconomics
Special Instructions to Applications: Candidates should apply through the University website (https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp)
Division College of Business & Economics-(CBE)
Department Economics & Finance - (CBE)