Professor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences
Open Rank Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences
Business Studies Faculty
About the University
In 2017, UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, issued a decree to merge the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, and The Petroleum Institute under one university called the Khalifa University of Science and Technology (Khalifa University).
Khalifa University is now a comprehensive research-intensive university with three colleges, three research institutes, 20 research centers, and 36 departments covering a broad range of disciplines in science, engineering, and medicine. The internationally top-ranked university is the one university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.
Khalifa University’s world-class faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning experience to students from the UAE and around the world. The university brings together the best in science, engineering and medicine in the UAE, to offer specialized degrees that can take promising high school graduates all the way to top-rated doctorate degree holders.
It will continue to evolve with the UAE’s rapidly developing national goals and needs and nurture the innovation ecosystem required for the country’s targeted knowledge economy transformation.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional sectors in key industries such as Energy, Aerospace, Financial Services, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications.
The College of Arts and Sciences is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. To serve this purpose, the College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.
About the Department
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences. The department runs an interdisciplinary, diverse but closely related set of courses that underpin and provide analytical context to technologically oriented degree programs across the University. The department provides ample opportunities for professional growth and for close interaction with our faculty and students.
Detailed information can be found at:
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences | Khalifa University (ku.ac.ae)
The department invites applications for faculty positions in all ranks and in any discipline relevant to Business Studies. Particular emphasis will be placed on candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: Accounting/Finance, Marketing, Organizational Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Technology Management, Healthcare Management, and International Business.
The candidate is expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in above mentioned areas. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills.
Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.
Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.
A PhD or equivalent doctorate in related discipline from an accredited institution is required.
Assistant Professor - Minimum of 3 years experience relevant to the position and proven research potential.
Associate Professor -Minimum of 8 years teaching experience or postgraduate research experience, out of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor.
Professor -Minimum of 10 years teaching and postgraduate research experience, out of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate Professor and have demonstrated high standards in teaching, advising, and research.
Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education.
Applicant should indicate which positions they are applying in their covering letter. Successful applicants should be available to take up the posts in August 2022. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2022. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, cover letter, photo and the names and contact information of three references.
Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job Type: Full-time
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