JOE - December 2012

American University of Sharjah
School of Business and Management
Postion for Head of Economics Department
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postion for Head of Economics Department
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
A1 -- General Economics
Deadline Date: 12/20/2012

JOE ID Number: 201212_398340

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American University of Sharjah, School of Business and Management, Department of Economics, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Faculty Position in Economics: The Department of Economics at the American University of Sharjah ( is seeking an outstanding scholar and academic leader for the position of Economics Department Head beginning on September 1, 2013. The appointment will be at the rank of senior associate or full professor. The salary is tax free in the UAE, competitive, and commensurate with experience. Free housing, attractive administrative allowance, and other excellent benefits are also provided.

Job Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in economics, preferably from North America, and must provide evidence of effective teaching, research, and academic administration. We are seeking a department head who provides leadership in fostering excellence in teaching, research, and service activities of the department; has an inclusive leadership style; has the ability to effectively represent the department with colleagues in other disciplines; and will further enhance the department's reputation in the region and worldwide. The initial term is for three years with renewal possibility.

About the University: The American University of Sharjah is an English speaking equal opportunity institution accredited with both the Middle States Association in Delaware and the Ministry of Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates. The School of Business and Management is accredited by the AACSB. The university curricula, teaching standards, and employment norms are fully in tune with the American model of higher education. The university is located in University City's magnificent campus which is only twenty minutes from Dubai International Airport. The Economics department has 17 full-time faculty members. To learn more, visit
Application Instructions:

To apply please e-mail a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, your CV, and the contact information of at least three references to More documents will be solicited from short-listed candidates. The deadline for the initial application is December 20, 2012.

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: +971 6 5154065

For more information, email:
For more information, phone: +971 6 5152310

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