VIN UNIVERSITY

Business & Management Faculty

Location
Vietnam (VN)
Posted
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

ABOUT VINUNIVERSITY

On 2 March 2018, the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam approved a proposal by VinGroup to create a new university in Vietnam, to be known as VinUniversity (www.vinuni.edu.vn), or “VinUni”. VinUni has strategic collaborations with the world’s leading universities, including Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania. These universities have become close advisors and crucial enablers in establishing the three colleges at VinUni: College of Business and Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Health Sciences. Every aspect of the University: its curricula, research, faculty, student body, facilities, and campus life, is being developed to meet the highest standards set by the world’s leading accrediting and ranking organizations, such as ABET, AACSB, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE).

VinUniversity is the first private, not-for-profit Vietnamese university established based on international standards. The university integrates the models of excellent international universities with the unique cultural and economic characteristics of Vietnam, in order to make a breakthrough in Vietnamese higher education and to become a world-class university.

The mission of VinUniversity is to educate and train outstanding individuals, who are knowledgeable, capable, and passionate about contributing to improving themselves and societal conditions, inspiring the current and next generations, and making lasting positive impacts on global development.

On October 17th, 2020, the First Convocation of the first academic year 2020-2021 at VinUniversity marked the anniversary of opening the first talented and not-for-profit private university in Vietnam.

At the dawn of our Convocation, VinUniversity has already been duly recognized by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) with 5-star ratings in the three evaluative criteria of Facilities, Academic Development, and Inclusiveness. Factually, QS reserves high regard for VinUni’s commitment to developing its academic environment guaranteeing 100% participation of faculty in mandatory training sessions to standardize and foster the pedagogy of active learning. Furthermore, every student is matched with an academic advisor who will closely mentor them throughout the entire program duration. QS likewise awards a 5-star rating for the university’s state-of-the-art facilities equipped with modern lecture halls, classrooms, stadium, dorms, library, healthcare facilities, etc.

The university’s policy for inclusiveness is also deemed holistic and thoughtful. Talented students are provided with the best support, regardless of their personal status. This effort is rated 5-star for effectively distribute the generous support from the founding donor—Vingroup JSC–as scholarships and financial aids to deserving students.

ABOUT VINGROUP

VinUniversity was founded by Vingroup Joint Stock Company (Vingroup JSC) as a private, not-for-profit university for the purpose of fostering and developing talents for the future.

Vingroup is one of the biggest private conglomerates in Asia with the largest market capitalization value in Vietnam. As a multisector corporation, Vingroup focuses on three main areas: Technology; Industrials; and Property Services.

Vingroup continues to pioneer and lead consumer trends in each of its businesses, introducing Vietnamese consumers to a brand new, modern lifestyle with international-standard products and services. Vingroup has created a respected, well-recognized Vietnamese brand and is proud to be one of the nation’s leading private enterprises.

VinUni is proud to be a part of the Vingroup ecosystem, giving our students opportunities to connect with several reputable research institutes (such as VinAI, VinBrain, and Vin BigData), pioneering industrial enterprises (such as VinSmart and VinFast), and leading Vietnamese companies (such as Vinpearl, Vincom Retail, Vinmec, and Vinhomes)

THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

Through excellence in teaching, research, and service to society, the College of Business & Management (CBM) aims to develop and nurture competent business professionals, leaders, and entrepreneurs with integrity who can reshape the future business landscape.

CBM offers two degree programs: Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. With our Cornell University certified curricula, world-class international and Vietnamese faculty members, modern and innovative pedagogical approaches, and infrastructure at the forefront of technology, we aim to prepare our students to become a global business leader with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, to be employed by top employers or start their own businesses.

With the vision to become a leading research college, CBM will offer graduate programs in the near future and strive to provide the desirable for our faculty members to conduct impactful research and pursue advances in business. Moreover, with the unique advantage of being a part of the ecosystem of Vingroup with a number of companies such as Vinpearl, Vinhomes, VinFast, and Vincom Retail, VinHMS, VinAI, Vin Big Data, CBM will closely collaborate with these companies in research to create breakthrough research outcomes.

CBM at VinUniversity is recruiting entrepreneurial-minded, innovative, passionate faculty members at all ranks:

  • Professors,
  • Associate Professors,
  • Assistant Professors.
  • Senior Lecturers,
  • and Lecturers

in all major fields of business administration including, but not limited to:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics and Statistics
  • Business Communications
  • Database management
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Food Service and Restaurant Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources Management/ Organizational Behavior
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

College of Business and Management faculty members will have three major responsibilities: teaching, research, and service. The workload allocation will depend on the faculty ranking and faculty track in alignment with generally accepted international standards and practices at universities accredited by AACSB.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Have a master/doctorate degree in the related field(s) of expertise from established prestigious universities.
  • Have a strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching programs.
  • Have strong interest and experience in experiential teaching methods such as TBL (Team-based Learning), PBL (Project-based Learning), ABL (Action-based Learning) and simulation…
  • Demonstrated distinction and/or strong promise in research, innovation and other creative work;
  • Entrepreneurial-mindset and adaptability to work in an entrepreneurial start-up university
  • Fluent in English

COMPENSATIONS

The salary and benefits are internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send (1) a resume, (2) a cover letter, (3) a teaching statement/teaching evaluation, (4) research statement, and other relevant qualifications to recruitment@vinuni.edu.vn.

Consideration of candidates will occur on a rolling basis beginning March 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit to the Search Committee at the email address above a letter of nomination that includes the candidate’s contact information (email addresses and phone numbers). The desired start date is as early as August 2021 up until September 2021, subject to negotiation, to make all preparations for assigned classes that will begin in fall 2021.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

LIVING AND WORKING IN HANOI, VIETNAM

  • Working permit: VinUniversity will assist in and provide advice for obtaining the necessary paperwork needed for employment in Vietnam (visa, working permit, insurance, etc.).
  • Living costs: Vietnam has a comparatively low cost of living and expatriates can live a very comfortable life here with a moderate expenditure.

PRESS

VNExpress >> VinUniversity’s First Convocation Day

Forbes Vietnam >> VinUniversity’s First Convocation Day

Vietnamnews >> VinUniversity inaugurates its first academic year

Vietnamnet >> VinUniversity achieves QS 5-star rating standards

Cornell Chronicle >> VinUnversity’s Founding Provost – Professor Rohit Verma

Cornell Daily Sun >> Cornell-Vingroup’s collaboration

Vietnam Economic Times >> Cornell-UPenn-Vingroup’s collaboration

Vietnam News >> VinUniversity creates breakthrough in Higher Education quality

Penn News >> UPenn extends its global reach to improve health care education in Southeast Asia

Philadelphia Business Journal >> Penn Medicine extends global reach to Vietnam

Forbes >> Vietnam’s Mega conglomerate starts its own university to overcome talent shortage

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