UOWD7797 - Associate Professor - Business Analytics

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Business
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dubai
Position Profile:

The Faculty of Business is the largest faculty within the University of Wollongong in Dubai. The Faculty offers undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research programs in a variety of disciplines including Accounting, Finance & Economics; Marketing, Management and Operations, Innovation and Entrepreneurship among others.

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill two full-time positions for Associate Professor in Business Analytics to commence preferably in January 2022. The candidate is expected to administer, coordinate, and provide educational support and coordination for the newly planned postgraduate program in Business Analytics.

The candidate should demonstrate strong record of scholarly research and impact in predictive forecasting of business analytics outcomes, latest innovations and trends in Business Analytics tools with a specific focus on integrating artificial intelligence, machine learning, heuristics and patterns matching. Furthermore, given the applied nature of the program, candidates with demonstrated evidence of experience and impact in Business Analytics consulting will be preferred over those with only scholarly research experience.

We are seeking candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence with relevant experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Business/Data Analytics (including tool and techniques in Business Analytics, application of Business Analytics for Economic and Market Environment, and Services and Operations, Innovation and trends in Business Analytics), preferably from an AACSB accredited university. The candidate is expected to demonstrate willingness to improve teaching practices and to innovate new tools and techniques to achieve student-learning objectives. 

The candidate is expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service. 

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To qualify for the above roles, candidate must have the following qualifications

  • PhD. in Business Analytics (or closely related field) preferably from an AACSB-accredited institution
  • Teaching experience at an internationally recognized institution
  • Experience in supervising doctoral candidates
  • An active researcher in the field (or related field) with publications in recognized international journals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required

Interested candidates must have a strong record of research in related fields supported by documentary evidence of publications. At least one B journal publication is a must.  Publications should be ranked according to the Australian Business Deans’ Council ranking available here: http://www.abdc.edu.au/master-journal-list.php

All Faculty members will be required to support the University's PhD and DBA programs.

Preferred Skills:

  • Industry and professional experience.
  • SAS certification is a plus.
Compensation & Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional dynamic team of highly respected educators from over 40 different countries and exposure to students from over 120 nationalities.

The University offers an expatriate package, which is an attractive tax free salary. The expatriate package includes six weeks of paid leave per year, private medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents, life and disability insurance and education allowance for dependents. The University is located in Knowledge Park, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

To Apply:

Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae.

 A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date:  25th October 2021 or until the position is filled.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV