Programme Director/ Senior Lecturer
University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai, UAE
6d ago
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Programme Director / Senior Lecturer (teaching-focused) Marketing and International Business

Position Details

  • College of Social Sciences Business School
  • University of Birmingham, Dubai, UAE
  • Full time
  • Fixed-term for 12 months
  • Salary : Competitive
  • Terms and Conditions : Academic (Dubai)
  • Job Summary

    An opportunity has arisen to become part of the University of Birmingham and to join our mission to deliver a world-class British university education in the global city and international hub of Dubai.

    We opened a campus in Dubai in November 2017, becoming the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in this rapidly developing international education hub.

    The University of Birmingham Dubai provides opportunities for students to study on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to the same recognised standards as those delivered on our UK campus.

    Our Phase 2 Dubai campus opening in 2021 will provide an academic home for up to 2,900 students, a community for Birmingham alumni in the region and a hub for local and global outreach and engagement activities.

    The University of Birmingham Business School is seeking to appoint one Dubai based Senior Lecturer (teaching focused) with Programme Director responsibilities on a 12 months fixed-term contract.

    As Programme Director for the MSc International Business (IB) Programme, you will work closely with staff at the Edgbaston Campus, UK, to lead on the development and delivery of the MSc IB Programme in Dubai.

    In this role, you will contribute to the management, leadership and enterprise activities of our Campus in Dubai. You will also be expected to teach marketing modules and supervise marketing dissertations.

    You will

  • Normally, hold a higher Degree (usually PhD) in a relevant subject area or a closely related discipline or equivalent qualifications and / or experience.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellence in Learning and Teaching, Management and Administration.
  • Have an excellent teaching profile in terms of impact and quality, and be able to demonstrate that this is informed by an appropriate level of scholarship.
  • Be able to demonstrate significant achievement in management and administration-related activities, which may include leadership of activities / initiatives.
  • In return, you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

    This is a full time post, based in Dubai. The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process.

    We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

    Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at

    The closing date for applications is 18th November 2020.

    For further information please contact Dr Caroline Moraes, , telephone +44 (0)121 414 4577.

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