Faculty Positions at the College of Business Administration

Saudi Arabia
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Positions at the College of Business Administration


Al Yamamah University (YU) is a young, fast growing, private university that is located in the northern suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. YU was founded in 2001 as one of the first pioneer private higher education institutions in Saudi Arabia. Currently, it consists of three colleges (College of Business Administration (COBA), College of Engineering & Architecture, and College of Law) and the Interlink English Program. English is the official language of instructions at Al Yamamah University. COBA is the largest and it offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with five majors: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems. As well, the College offers MBA, MHRM, MMIS and EMBA programs. It has embarked on an ambitious vision to be one of the top leading business colleges in Saudi Arabia and the MENA region within the next 5–10 years. To achieve its vision, COBA actively seeks and recruits high quality, research-oriented faculty, and talented male and female students alike.YU has an active Center for Executive Education with a strong connection to the business professionals and industry.

COBA has open positions in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Quantitative/Business Analytics/OPM
  • Management

Qualified candidates (males and females) are encouraged to apply. These positions are mainly for Ph.D. holders, but there are limited posts for highly qualified instructors with master’s degrees from internationally recognized institutions in their fields. Preferences will be given to candidates with strong training background and demonstrated records or potential for high quality research and teaching. Candidates are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

An application package, which consists of a cover letter indicating the area of specialization and research interests, curriculum vitae along with contact information for at least three references, a sample of the latest publications, and student teaching evaluation, should be emailed to: Dr. Abdulaziz Alwathnani, Dean of the College of Business at ( a_alwathnani@yu.edu.sa ) with a copy to ( a_owaidat@yu.edu.sa ) and ( rec@yu.edu.sa) . Screening of candidates will start immediately and it will continue until positions are filled.

Saudi Arabia is a country in transformation with a dynamic, vibrant economy that is the largest in the Middle East. Riyadh, which is the political, economic, and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries, is a modern city with an excellent infrastructure system and a large, well-established expatriate community. English is widely spoken by service providers at retail outlets, schools, hospitals, etc. There are numerous of world class education options for children. The proximity of Saudi Arabia to other Middle-Eastern, European, and Asian popular travel destinations makes Riyadh a good location for someone that would like to experience new cultures.

YU offers a rolling employment contract and a competitive compensation package commensurate with the candidate’s qualification and experience. The compensation package includes housing allowance and a number of fringe benefits, such as round-trip airline tickets for family annual leave, medical/dental insurances, and education tuition fees for school-age children. According to the university policy, employment requires successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s).