Zayed University, United Arab Emirates, College of Business
Faculty Position in Islamic Finance
Zayed University invites applications for Associate or Full Professor rank in the Spring of 2017. We seek a scholar of international reputation who is prepared to lead our research and curriculum efforts in Islamic Finance. The successful candidate would work effectively with an existing team of faculty in Finance and Islamic Studies, in order to ensure that Zayed University is a leader in the study of Islamic Finance in the Gulf and MENA areas.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent with specialization in Finance from an AACSB-accredited school. Candidates should have the potential for excellent teaching and research. Business experience is a plus. Employment is typically offered on a four-year renewable contract basis. For this position, however, the University will consider appointments of shorter duration in discussions with the successful candidate if such a term seems more suitable.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Zayed University emphasizes both teaching and research. The ideal candidate must have a commitment to research which leads to refereed publications of outstanding quality. The University will provide excellent support and a reduced course load. The successful candidate should be prepared to mentor faculty, deliver public lectures, raise and attract external funds for the study of Islamic Finance, engage with industry and government officials at the national and emirate levels, and be the "public face" of Islamic Finance for Zayed University.
ABOUT THE BUSINESS SCHOOL: The College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is AACSB accredited. The Business School offers a distinctive educational experience by providing:
- high levels of faculty-student interaction in a small-class environment.
. - a technology-driven learning experience.
- a pervasive commitment to leadership development and lifelong learning.
Zayed University is a rapidly growing university with campuses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the two largest cities in the United Arab Emirates. These cosmopolitan cities are two of the most exciting, vibrant, and progressive cities in the world, and are on the cutting edge of modern business development.
To view a video about the university and the UAE, click: http://www.zu.ac.ae/main/en/_careers/working/teaching.aspx
To view pictures and videos of our facilities including our new Abu Dhabi campus, click: http://www.zu.ac.ae/cpdo and http://www.zu.ac.ae/main/en/_zumedia/new_abudhabi_campus.aspx
To view information about the College of Business, click here: http://www.zu.ac.ae/main//en/colleges/colleges/__college_of_business/index.aspx
THE BENEFITS: The University's benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare for the employee.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To learn more or to apply, please send your curriculum vitae to Acting Dean, Costas Siriopoulos at Konstantinos.Syriopoulos@zu.ac.ae and Assistant Dean, Jagadish.Dandu@zu.a c.ae
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