Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics


About UOWD:
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE's oldest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia - currently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world – UOW in Dubai represents a pioneering Australian initiative in the Gulf region.

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill the position of a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics to commence preferably in the upcoming Spring Semester 2018.

About the Faculty:
The Faculty of Business is the largest faculty within the University of Wollongong in Dubai. The Faculty offers undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research programs in a variety of disciplines including Economics, Logistics, Quality Management, Business Management, Finance, Banking and Accounting.

Qualifications and Requirements:
To be successful in this position you must have prior experience of teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate courses from a recognised university. Industry experience or involvement in executive education would also be beneficial.

To qualify for the above roles, candidate must have the following qualifications

  • PhD. Degree in the discipline (or related discipline) from a recognised international academic institution
  • Teaching experience at an internationally recognized institution
  • Experience in supervising doctoral candidates
  • An active researcher in the field (or related field) with publications in recognised international journals
  • Fluency in English language (both spoken and written)

Interested candidates must have a strong record of research in related fields supported by documentary evidence of publication. Publications should be ranked according to the Australian Business Deans’ Council ranking available here: http://www.abdc.edu.au/master-journal-list.php

All new Faculty will be required to support the University's PhD and DBA programs.

Compensation & Benefits:
The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional dynamic team of highly respected educators from 35 different countries and exposure to students from over 120 nationalities.

The University offers an expatriate package which is an attractive tax free salary. The expatriate package includes six weeks of paid leave per year, private medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents, life and disability insurance and education allowance for dependents. The University is located in Knowledge Village, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

To Apply:
Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date: 30th September 2017 or until the positions are filled.