Instructor in Entrepreneurship

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
25 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) College of Business & Economics (CBE) is looking for an Instructor in Entrepreneurship. United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first university established in the UAE and has a long history of graduating Emirati students across a very wide range of disciplines. With a main campus in Al Ain, UAEU has been in operation since 1977. Currently ranked 5th in the Arab World, 27th amongst universities under 50 years old and 288th by the QS Ranking Worldwide, UAEU is a comprehensive university offering courses across 9 Colleges including Medicine, Law, IT, Engineering, Education, Science, Food & Agriculture and Humanities, in addition to Business. The College of Business & Economics offers an English-medium education encompassing 5 undergraduate programs, 3 post-graduate programs and 82 faculty from 34 different countries. In the year 2000, UAEU was the first University in the region to achieve AACSB accreditation, which is awarded to only the top 5% of the world’s business schools. Added to this, the College hosts the only Accounting Program in the region accredited by AACSB. As well as this range of undergraduate offerings, the College’s postgraduate program offerings include the MBA, MPA, DBA and Executive Education available across the College campuses in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. The University, and the College, is very focused on continuing to be the leading university in the country and to be the leading College of Business in the region. To this end, all appointments to the College are important. For the instructor position, a Master’s degree is expected, in addition to experience in teaching undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship and related subjects, is expected, preferably from working at an AACSB-accredited university. Industry experience is also appreciated. Ability to communicate well with a range of different nationalities and personalities is a must, as well as a collegial outlook. Hard work and patience are appreciated personal qualities. The Entrepreneurship programme at UAEU is one which is expanding rapidly. We offer the compulsory General Education course in Entrepreneurship to students across the Colleges, as well as a Minor in Entrepreneurship and courses for students in our own College, especially those majoring in Entrepreneurship. We are in the process of revamping our entire concentration offering at the College level, and are interested in hiring vigorous and engaged faculty to assist with the quality delivery of this, and all, of our Entrepreneurship programmes. If you think this position is for you, please apply without delay through the UAEU Jobs Portal https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp with a targeted cover letter, CV outlining our experience and suitability for the job, a list of 3 references whom we could contact in support of your application, and clear details on how we can contact you. Please highlight the AACSB-status of any institutions you have worked or studied at in your cover letter. A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the faculty member and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children's schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free health care insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity. It is envisioned this position will start in Spring 2022 and applications will be open until the job is filled. The Entrepreneurship position is within the Department of Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship, and is a concentration within the Bachelor of Business Administration. https://cbe.uaeu.ac.ae/en/ Further enquiries should be directed to the Department Chair, Dr Bronwyn P Wood, bwood@uaeu.ac.ae

Minimum Qualification

Masters degree

Preferred Qualification

Masters degree with teaching and industry experience

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience  

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Bsns & Economics-(CBE)
Department Innovation,Tech. & Entr. -(CBE)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty