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Teaching-focused Lecturer - Strategy and International Business (Dubai)

University of Birmingham - College of Social Sciences - Birmingham Business School

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 (with potential to progress to £54,765 once in post)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Closes: 3rd June 2019
Job Ref: 81128

Location: Post holders will be based on our Edgbaston Campus (in Birmingham, UK) with frequent travel to Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

Salary: £40,792-£48,677 (with potential to progress to £54,765 once in post) – in addition staff will be paid a dislocation allowance for periods when working in Dubai and all reasonable expenses will be covered.

The University of Birmingham opened its campus in Dubai in November 2017, becoming the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in this rapidly developing international education hub. With a strong tradition of teaching excellence The University of Birmingham Dubai provides opportunities for students to study on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to the same recognised high standards as those delivered on the University’s UK campus in Birmingham.

The University of Birmingham Business School, is seeking to appoint a number of teaching focused Lecturer posts who will be based in the University’s Edgbaston Campus in the UK but will be expected to deliver most of their teaching at the University’s Dubai campus. It is also possible that you will undertake some teaching and dissertation supervision in the UK and/or Singapore.

As a teaching focused lecturer you will contribute to the development, delivery and management of the Business School’s programmes (as appropriate to the disciplinary area) in Dubai. As such you will work extensively with colleagues leading the BSc Accounting and Finance, MSc International Business, BSc Management, and BSc Economics in both the UK and Dubai, as well as contribute to the management, leadership and enterprise activities of the school.

Teaching is likely to include a substantial contribution to: (a) the management, development (including programme/module review) and delivery of teaching and assessment at all levels; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability.

You will

  • Normally, hold a higher Degree (usually PhD) in a relevant Subject area or a closely related discipline or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.
  • Have extensive teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.
  • Be able to devise, advise on and manage learning.
  • Possess skills in managing, motivating & mentoring others successfully at all levels.

In return you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at:

The closing date for applications is 3 June 2019

For further information please contact the following:

Dr. Agnieszka Chidlow,, +44 (0)121 415 8437

The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer.

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