Job Posting - Zayed University

Position Title

Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor in Business Communication


Zayed University

Starting Date

Fall 2017

Salary Range

16,000- 40,000/-AED

Job Description

The Opportunity

Zayed University’s College of Business is seeking to appoint business communication faculty with a start date of August 2017. Applications for the following ranks will be considered (Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor). A position is available on both the Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses.

The successful applicants will be expected to teach sections of two core courses in Business Communication in collaboration with other discipline members. Desired areas would include Business Communication, Organizational Communication, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and TESOL/TEFL. Experience in teaching Emirati students would be well regarded, as would an interest in the business environment.

The successful applicant will also be expected to conduct high quality academic research with output published in highly regarded academic journals. There will be opportunities to work with the existing business communication faculty whose interests lie predominantly in intercultural communication, in Business English as a lingua franca, in language and Emiratization and in the communication of leadership.

The successful candidate will also be required to actively engage in various college and university committees.

The Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD with a specialization in Business Communication or a cognate discipline as listed above, from a university that is recommended by the UAE Ministry of Education. A proven track record of excellence in teaching and research is desired. Prior publications in Scopus listed or ABDC ranked journals are essential for non-entry level candidates. As too would be teaching experience in business communication, positive teaching evaluations and evidence of course development. Experience in college and university committees is also desirable.

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries that are free from 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 healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members. Employment is typically offered on a four-year renewable contract basis.

Zayed University and the College of Business

Zayed University’s College of Business is an AACSB accredited business school offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Zayed University is a federal institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and provides high quality education in English for over 9000 Emirati students, predominantly female, at our two campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Application Deadline

30th April 2017

Application Process

To apply, candidates must visit the employment link on our homepage and complete the online application. Candidates must upload a cover letter, CV, recent teaching evaluations (if available) and the names and contact details of three professional referees. The cover letter should not exceed two pages and must state the number of Scopus listed or ABDC ranked publications, provide a statement of teaching philosophy, an indication of research interests, and a statement verifying that the candidate has a PhD with a specialization in business communication or a cognate discipline from a university that is recommended by the UAE Ministry of Education.

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