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Faculty Positions in the College of Business at Alfaisal University

Alfaisal University
Saudi Arabia (SA) Riyadh
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Nov 5, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Positions in the College of Business
at Alfaisal University; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Alfaisal University (AU) is a highly ranked and successful University located in the capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2008 as a private not for profit research-oriented university, where English is the official language of instructions. It consists of six colleges: Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, and General Sciences. College of Business (CoB) offers a BBA degree in Business Administration with six majors (Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship & Family Business, HRM, Marketing, and Operations & Project Management), an MBA degree with six tracks (General, Accounting & Taxation, Digital Marketing, Finance, Human Capital Management, and Healthcare Management), and an Executive MBA in Healthcare Leadership along with an active Executive Education & Development program with strong connection to government agencies, businesses, and industry. CoB subscribes to business databases and provides strong support for research. The Times Higher Education Young Universities (under 50 years old) Rankings 2022 ranked Alfaisal University 1st in Saudi Arabia, 1st in the Arab World and 36th globally. Alfaisal has been placed 8th in ”The World’s Best Small Universities 2022.”

The College has the following openings (at all levels):

  • Accounting: One opening; preferred in Behavioral Accounting and Taxation.
  • Finance: Two openings; preferred in Financial Markets and Institution, Derivatives and Financial Engineering.
  • Management: Up to 4 openings including Entrepreneurship and Family Business, HRM, Strategy, General Management and Ethics & Business Law.
  • Marketing: One opening preferred in Measurement & Analytics or Immersive Technologies.
  • Operations & Project Management: Two openings; one in Decision Sciences and one in Operations Management with interest in Business Analytics).

Qualified candidates (male and female) are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the designated field and demonstrate a strong record or potential for high quality research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with strong research record and potential. Candidates are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels where class size is relatively small.

Application material consisting of a cover letter indicating area of specialization and research interest/s, resume, sample of the latest publication/s, and contact information for at least three references should be submitted online at: . A copy of the resume, along with any inquiries should also be sent to Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Saudi Arabia is a country in transformation; its economy is the third fastest growing after China and India. Riyadh is an attractive, modern, and vibrant city. It is the political, economic, and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries. Because of the large, well-established expatriate community, English is widely spoken by service providers at retail outlets, schools, hospitals, and other establishments. The climate in Riyadh is comfortable during the fall and spring semesters like what you might experience in the Southwestern part of the United States, very much like Tucson and Phoenix, AZ. There are numerous, world-class educational options for the children of AU faculty. The proximity of Saudi Arabia to other Middle Eastern, European, and Asian popular travel destinations makes it an ideal location for someone that also would like to experience new cultures.

AU offers attractive rolling employment contracts with competitive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate. We strive to be competitive with top research-oriented business schools in the USA. Attractive fringe benefits include family relocation and annual leave; medical/dental/optical/life insurances; and dependent/s schooling. Employment will require successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

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