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UOWD9919 - Adjunct Lecturer - Marketing

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Business
Contract Type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Dubai
About UOWD:

Established in 1951 and ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*, Australia’s University of Wollongong is a global brand with international campuses in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) offers over 40 internationally recognised bachelor and master degrees spanning 10 in-demand industry sectors. All of our degree courses are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and licensed by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), as well as being recognised by leading professional organisations such as AACSB, ACCA, ACS, CIM, CIPD, CPA, Engineers Australia, PMI, and others.

The first internationally accredited Australian university in the UAE, we are the education gateway of choice for over 3,500 students, representing 100+ nationalities. Our global community of 152,000 alumni are pursuing career goals with respected blue-chip companies and industry giants such as 3M, ADCB, Adidas, Amazon, Deloitte, Emirates, FedEx, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pepsico. Additionally, research reveals that 83%** of fresh graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Life at UOWD is rooted in the continued pursuit of excellence through teaching, research and industry engagement, with the student experience at its heart. Our 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park features access to cutting-edge technologies and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, all housed in a vibrant modern setting that promises to deliver an enriched learning experience for our students.

*QS World University Rankings 2023
**Data from the Graduate Destination Survey 2017 to 2020

About the Programme:

UOWD’s School of Business offers two undergraduate programmes;
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business – with specialisations in Marketing, Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Business Analytics, Finance and Accountancy

The business sector is one of the world's largest employers, offering varying roles and careers. Business plays an important role in evolving a complex global economy by providing solutions to problems in a sustainable and ethical way. The two degrees offer a broad education across all key aspects of the business environment. In addition to studying the essential core disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing, the student can tailor their studies according to their interests by choosing electives from a particular Business discipline, or they can combine Business electives with subjects from other faculties.  The degrees offer a holistic insight into management of business and how to work hand-in-hand with intermediaries and institutions.  The degrees provide exposure to real world issues through opportunities to work on industry projects.

Both programs are fully accredited by the Ministry of Education in U.A.E. and in Australia. We have a good relationship with the home campus and are now finding opportunities to collaborate globally with Australia and other international campuses. In addition, we have recently moved to a brand-new campus with the latest technology and classroom design for student centred learning. This adjunct lecturer position is a key hire and the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and ongoing growth of both programmes.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

The School of Business is currently seeking qualified and motivated Adjunct Lecturers in Marketing to join us in September 2024 for the Autumn trimester. The successful candidate will primarily teach Marketing courses as below at the undergraduate level.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience teaching subjects like Advertising Practice and Creative Strategies, International Marketing and Retail Marketing Management.

Candidates are expected to have an approach to teaching/tutoring that is student-centred and will be responsible for conducting tutorials, grading and other immersive learning experiences in accordance with established course outlines and lesson plans, besides maintaining student class attendance records and be available during student consultation hours,

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Phd degree with specialization in Marketing,

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching at the Bachelors level

  • Demonstrated experience in teaching subjects related to Advertising, International Marketing and Retail Marketing Management

  • Excellent knowledge in the areas of Marketing and Advertising

  • Proficiency in using learning management systems (LMS) and appropriate tools for teaching and learning

  • Certifications or additional qualifications in digital marketing or related areas are an added advantage

  • Ability to integrate real-world case studies and industry insights into the curriculum

  • Ability to work effectively with multi-cultural environment

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Commitment to academic excellence and continuous improvement

Compensation & Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional dynamic team of highly respected educators from more than 30 different countries and exposure to students from over 100 nationalities.

The University offers adjunct lecturers at undergraduate level a compensation of AED 3000/- per hour and per semester for tutorials.  This covers teaching, grading and providing subject consultation for students.  The University is located in Knowledge Village, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Please provide the following:

1. Cover Letter : Include a description of teaching experiences

2. CV : Teaching experience should be made clear including specific experience teaching Marketing or Management subjects

NB. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph
3. CV
4. Cover letter
5. Philosophy of Teaching Statement