Assistant/Associate Professor with Expertise in Blended Learning

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
14 May 2020
End of advertisement period
30 May 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

As part of this strategy, the CBE has reorganized its faculty around themes and challenges, intends to expand its Post-Graduate and Executive Education programs, and enhance these programs by a blended learning approach. The College is currently a full-time faculty member, in the rank of assistant or associate professor, with explicit and proven expertise in transforming and developing programs in blended learning format. The candidate must have a PhD in a discipline relevant for the College of Business and Economics.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

The appointed candidate will be expected to:

  • Take a leading role in the transformation, development and implementation [degree and non-degree] programs into blended learning format;
  • Develop and teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; engage in innovative approaches to learning and teaching; participate in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and/or dissertations;
  • Available for Executive Education programs;
  • Develop a relevant research agenda and publish high quality research.

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), established in 1976 as a federal institution with a focus on intellect, culture, and science, is the oldest and leading university in the UAE. Known for its pioneering spirit, it is one of the top universities in the region, and has a vast and influential alumni network of more than 65.000 graduates. The “UAEU aims to be an innovative, socially-conscious university which will generate a community of future leaders by encouraging collaborative research, providing a learner-centric educational experience and cultivating a spirit of entrepreneurship.” (mission statement). With the vision of “Advancing Knowledge, Serving Society, and Developing Future Leaders.” In line with this mission and vision, the College of Business and Economics (CBE), AACSB accredited since 2000, redefined its strategy, accordingly, reflecting its ambition to «be, from a business angle, a catalyst for technologically-driven innovation in relation with the digital economy and the 4IR», and focusing on

  • leadership, managerial, business and economic challenges in relation with the 4IR, the digital economy, technologically driven innovation, and induced business-model innovation;
  • accelerated development of graduate education; and
  • strengthening corporate relations and internationalization.

Minimum Qualification

Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • Earned PhD degree in a relevant discipline from an internationally recognized university;
  • Relevant and proven expertise in transforming and developing programs in blended learning format;
  • Team player, sound management skills to deliver team-based projects;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English;
  • Acquaintance with executive education is a plus;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, willingness to and experience with engagement with external stakeholders;
  • Academic credentials backed by a recognized research record;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching, curriculum development, and outcome assessment;

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp

Division: College of Bsns & Economics-(CBE)
Department: Economics & Finance - (CBE)
Job Close Date: 30-05-2020
Job Category: Academic - Faculty

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