Associate/Full Professor in Accounting

Location
United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate/Full Professor in Accounting 

School of Business

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent, public, state-owned, non-profit, coeducational institution in the United Arab Emirates that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. AURAK provides comprehensive academic programs based on the North American model and the cultural characteristics of the Gulf region. AURAK has been officially licensed by the UAE’s Ministry of Education (MOE).  All of the University’s academic programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). In addition, AURAK has recently achieved accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). All instruction at the university is in English.

The School of Business currently offers a Bachelor Science in Business Administration with specialist majors in Human Resource Management, Finance, Accounting, and Marketing and is seeking CAA approval for additional majors in Hospitality and Tourism Management and Business Analytics. It also offers two graduate programs (MBA and Executive MBA). The school has been granted eligibility to pursue accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and achieved the first two milestones in its journey to initial accreditation with the acceptance of its Initial Self Evaluation report in June 2019 and First Progress Report in June 2020.

We invite applications for the following faculty position for Fall 2021: Associate/Full Professor in Accounting 

The faculty member appointed to this position will be credentialed to teach accounting in both undergraduate and graduate programs.  Preference will be given to faculty who have experience in the process of professional affiliation.  In addition to demonstrating the potential for teaching excellence, the faculty hired to this position must have a research record or agenda that supports being classified as a “scholarly academic” under the AACSB accreditation standards.  All AURAK faculty must also engage in service to the university, the discipline, and the community.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

(1) An earned doctorate in business with the appropriate specialization in accounting from an accredited university

(2) A record of established research for the associate/full professor rank

(3) A history of successful university teaching experience in the specialization employing high-impact educational practices

(4) A record of university or community service

 

The region:

Located at the mouth of the Gulf, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was once the historical capital of the region. RAK boasts many outdoor attractions, with plenty of places for leisure, water sports, hiking and mountain climbing, and other athletic pursuits, all within a safe and family-oriented environment. Away from frenzied traffic and rush of the larger cities, but still well-developed, RAK is a quiet but vibrant Emirate. It is an ideal location, for both those who want to relax and those who are more active away from work.  

 

How to apply:

Applications must include the following:

a) Cover letter describing qualifications for and interest in the position

b) Updated CV, including the names and contact information for at least three professional references (references will not be contacted without first notifying the applicant)

c) Summaries of recent teaching evaluations

d) Two or three of the candidate’s recent research papers that have been either published in a peer-reviewed journal or presented at a peer-reviewed conference

e) Copies of master and doctoral degrees or diplomas along with transcripts

Applications must be submitted online.