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Lecturer - Economics (Teaching-focused)

University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 97146

Position Details

Birmingham Business School

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 8

Full time

Permanent

Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

Job summary

As a Lecturer you will make a substantial contribution to the management, development and delivery of teaching and assessment, whilst enhancing the student experience and employability. Through excellent teaching you will inspire students and be informed by discipline-based research as well as contribute to the management and administration in Dubai. As an economics teaching focused lecturer you will work extensively with colleagues leading the MSc International Business, BSc Management, and BSc Economics in both the UK and Dubai. 

The Business School will be offering undergraduate and graduate programmes in Economics at the University’s campus in Dubai. This post will be based at the University’s Dubai campus. 

The key responsibilities are to develop and deliver the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as noted above, as appropriate to the disciplinary area, contributing to the whole range of teaching management, leadership and administration.

Person specification

  • Normally, a higher Degree relevant to the discipline area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications.
  • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning.
  • Skills in managing, motivating & mentoring others successfully at all levels.

Teaching

  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes.
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching and advising colleagues
  • Experience and achievement in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability

Management Administration

  • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes.

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

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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 http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dubai/work-with-us/index.aspx 

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Kimberly Scharf, Head of the Department of Economics - email k.scharf@bham.ac.uk (Birmingham) and Dr Sheikh Selim, Senior Lecturer/Programme Director Economics  - email S.T.Selim@bham.ac.uk  (Dubai)

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