Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics

    • Full Time
    • Dubai


    The Opportunity

    Zayed University’s College of Business has two open positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics. The start date is August 2020 (though a start date of January 2021 may also be considered). One of the positions is in our Dubai campus, and the other one is in our Abu Dhabi campus. Candidates for the Dubai position should be specialized in Macroeconomics; those for the Abu Dhabi position should have an interest in Labor economics, Macroeconomics or Econometric. Successful applicants will be expected to teach economics courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Successful applicants will also be expected to conduct high quality academic research with output published in highly regarded academic journals. The successful candidate will also be required to actively engage in various college and university committees.

    The Requirements

    Applicants should have completed a PhD in Economics preferably from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school from a QS ranked university. Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor who are obtained PhD recently must provide evidence of the potential for high quality research. Experienced candidates are expected to show evidence of prior publication. Teaching experience in a university environment is highly desirable. Applicants for the position of Associate Professor must have an established record of publications in high quality journals. Evidence of course development and excellence in teaching across a variety of economics courses is essential, as too is experience in college and university committees.

    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. College of Business subscribes to a large set of economic and financial data sets that include WRDS, CRSP, Compustat, Thomson Reuters Data-stream, among others. In recent years, the faculty in Department of Finance has published in high quality journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Econometrics, European Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Applied Econometric, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

    To Apply

    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, and the names and contact details of three professional referees.

    The cover letter should not exceed two pages and must highlight research accomplishments, provide a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement verifying that the candidate has a PhD with a specialization in Economics from an accredited university.

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