United Arab Emirates University (UAEU),established in 1976 as a federal institution with a focus onintellect, culture, and science, is the oldest and leadinguniversity in the UAE.
Known for its pioneering spirit, it is oneof the top universities in the region, and has a vast andinfluential alumni network of more than 65.
000 graduates. The UAEU aims to be an innovative, socially-consciousuniversity which will generate a community of future leaders byencouraging collaborative research, providing a learner-centriceducational experience and cultivating a spirit ofentrepreneurship.
mission statement). With the visionof Advancing Knowledge, Serving Society, and DevelopingFuture Leaders. In line with this mission and vision,the College of Business and Economics (CBE), AACSB accredited since2000, redefined its strategy, accordingly, reflecting its ambitionto be, from a business angle, a catalyst fortechnologically-driven innovation in relation with the digitaleconomy and the 4IR , and focusing on leadership,managerial, business and economic challenges in relation with the4IR, the digital economy, technologically-driven innovation, andinduced business-model innovation;
accelerated development ofgraduate education; and strengthening corporate relations andinternationalisation. As part of this strategy, the CBE is nowrecruiting two Assistant / Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship / Innovation.
The position The ideal candidates will have a primaryresearch and teaching interest in Entrepreneurship and Innovation,with a special focus on technology-driven innovation.
The positionentails teaching at undergraduate and graduate level, strongengagement with practice, the business community, and start-ups.
Key Duties and Responsibilities The appointed candidate will beexpected to : 1. Develop and teach undergraduate and postgraduatecourses in entrepreneurship and innovation;
2. Engage in innovativeand technology-based approaches to learning and teaching; 3.Publish high quality research in leading internationally recognizedjournals;
4. Participate in the supervision of undergraduate andpostgraduate research projects and / or dissertations; 5. Contributeto the incubator and start-up ecosystem at the University and theUAE;
6. Engage in industry cooperation and with the businesscommunity and entrepreneurs; 7. Participate in committees at thedepartmental, college and / or university levels as assigned;
8.Actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAEUniversity.
A PhD in Business,Entrepreneurship or Innovation from an internationally recognizeduniversity; A research record with emphasis on the digitaleconomy;
and demonstrated ability to publish in leadinginternational journals; Strong commitment to excellence inteaching, curriculum development, and outcome assessment;
Experience in teaching entrepreneurship and / or innovation at boththe undergraduate and postgraduate levels; Experience incooperating with the business community entrepreneurs, andstart-ups;
Open to cross-disciplinary cooperation in research,teaching and (program) development. Ability to communicateeffectively in English;
and Very good interpersonal skills; teamplayer.