Assistant/Associate Professor Economics

University of Wollongong in Dubai – Faculty of Business

About UOWD
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the region’s oldest, most prestigious and forward-thinking tertiary institutions. Our curriculum and teaching practices reflect those of UOW Australia, which constantly ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide, and are nationally and internationally recognised.

UOWD is truly a dynamic and diverse institution that offers a broad spectrum of programs in Business, Engineering, Information Sciences as well as Arts and Humanities.

Our faculty consist of highly respected academics from across the globe who bring with them extensive teaching, research and industry experience. UOWD’s faculty are active researchers and focused on producing outstanding research with outcomes that will benefit the community on a regional and international level.

UOWD is located in the heart of Dubai, UAE’s biggest and fastest growing business capital.

Position Profile
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 Business Management, International Business and Strategy, Economics, Logistics, Quality Management, Applied Finance, Banking and Accounting.

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

To be successful, you must have a Ph.D. in Economics or related discipline with a strong interest in and commitment to teaching excellence and scholarly research. In this role, you will be expected to teach both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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

  • PhD. in Economics (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 the English language (both spoken and written)

Interested candidates must have a strong record of research in related fields supported by documentary evidence of publications. Publications should be ranked according to the Australian Business Deans’ Council ranking available here:

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

Compensation and 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 A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date:  25 April or until the positions are filled.