Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
14 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Sep 2019
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 an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. A position will be available on our Dubai campus beginning August 2019.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach sections of Entrepreneurial Venture Creation, Innovation Management and Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with other discipline members. Depending on background, the successful applicant may also be required to teach sections of the core courses Strategic Management or Introduction to Marketing.

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 also be required to actively engage in various college and university committees and take an active role in the development of the newly established Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center.

The Requirements

Applicants should have completed a PhD with a specialization in Entrepreneurship or Innovation Management from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school from a QS ranked university.

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 is essential, as too is experience in college and university committees.

It is highly desired that applicants for the position of Assistant Professor have teaching experience and prior publications in Scopus listed and ABDC ranked journals.

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries that are free from tax in the United Arab Emirates, cash 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 Entrepreneurship or Innovation Management from a QS ranked university.

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