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Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Accounting

Kuwait (KW)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a private university established in 2005 in Kuwait. AUM’s mission is to provide an interactive learning environment that facilitates the development of leaders who are committed to their culture, global ethical values, and professionalism.

Within the last ten years, AUM became a landmark in the private higher education sector in Kuwait and the region through its curricula, its integrated and green campus, and a culture which embraces diversity and innovation. AUM is ranked as the First University in Kuwait in QS World University Rankings 2024 and THE Arab University Rankings 2023. Globally, AUM is ranked in 671-680 in the 2024 QS rankings.

The College of Business Administration (CBA) at AUM offers an innovative business education through a learner-centered approach that enables students to excel in a dynamic local and global business environment. CBA is fully accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AUM College of Business Administration is recruiting full-time faculty members as Assistant or Associate Professors for its Accounting Department to start from Fall Semester 2024.

Job Requirements

The successful applicants are expected to engage in the teaching and research activities by demonstrating highest professional standard, academic integrity, and diversity of active learning and pedagogical tools. Successful candidates for this position are expected to have:

  1. A PhD Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or a related field.
  2. A relevant teaching experience in Accounting discipline in a reputed institution.
  3. A consistent track record of intellectual output demonstrated by publications in high impact, good quality, Scopus Indexed journals with a promising potential for further research.
  4. Active engagement in curriculum design, program development, and community engagement.

Job Description

The successful candidate is expected to prepare and deliver the Accounting (ACT) coursework in an engaging, innovative, immersive, and displace-relevant pedagogical approaches, reflecting commitment, sincerity, integrity, equity, and respect for cultural dimensions while delivering the course material. The responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to:

  1. Teach courses in Accounting (ACT) discipline, such as: Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Accounting, Auditing, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting, Public Accounting & Taxation, Oil & Gas Accounting, Accounting Information Systems & Data Analytics, Forensic Accounting and Advanced Management Accounting, among others.
  2. Participate in the departmental activities which includes representation on different academic and support committees.
  3. Prepare course material, curriculum design and review, program development, assessment of student learning outcomes, and mentor student projects, events and academic fair projects Remain current with the field of specialization by participating in the faculty development programs and activities, serve on task forces, working groups, and student support committees.
  4. Reflect the highest standards of ethics and collegiality in all interactions, teaching, and publication.
  5. Meet the necessary deadlines for grades submission and make use of office hours as per the regulations to support student advancement and development.

How to Apply?

Applicants are invited to apply by sending the following documents to

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a recent photo
  3. Copies diplomas or certificates
  4. Recommendation letters, if available

Equal Opportunity Employer

AUM is an equal opportunity employer. It offers internationally competitive salaries, remuneration packages, research incentives, and professional development opportunities.

With faculty members and staff coming from more than 60 countries, AUM is a diverse and inclusive environment. AUM campus houses cutting-edge facilities that faculty and staff can benefit from such as Sports Center, Library, Research and Innovation Center, Cultural Center, and more than 55 laboratories.

Explore AUM Campus


AUM is located at Al-Eqaila, an urban area of Al-Ahmadi Governorate in Kuwait. Al-Eqaila is a quiet area that has a distinctive location close to the sea and is 30 km away from the Capital, Kuwait City. Al-Eqaila also has green spaces and features a wide variety of shopping centers, restaurants, cafes, and recreational spots.

Kuwait has a beautiful coastline, remarkable architecture, and an abundance of cultural and historical landmarks.


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