JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
American University of Sharjah
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Sharjah, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
JEL Classification: M0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:
American University of Sharjah (AUS) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Business Administration.
Reporting to the Provost, the Dean leads a school of 74 faculty members, with enrollment of 1,174 undergraduate and 75 graduate students. The school offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with majors in accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems and marketing. The school also offers a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree and nine minors. Graduate degrees include the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Accounting.
The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate in business or a closely-related field and a distinguished record of leadership, preferably within the American higher education model. The new Dean will build on the strong reputation of the school as one of the best in the region and work with a committed faculty to help advance the university’s mission of educating lifelong learners who display mastery in their majors and who think critically, communicate clearly and solve problems creatively.
Founded in 1997 by the Ruler of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah is a comprehensive, independent, non-profit coeducational university based on American models of higher education, which feature a liberal arts core. AUS attracts highly motivated students from around the world with programs that maintain academic standards appropriate to and consistent with US universities.
AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the UAE Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606) since June 2004.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 15, 2019. Candidates must provide a letter of application that addresses the requirements and responsibilities described above, and curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of applicants.
Applications are to be submitted at https://tinyurl.com/dean-sba-2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All applications will be kept confidential unless and until an applicant is called for an interview on campus.
Further information about the university may be accessed at www.aus.edu.
- External Application URL and Instructions Below
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All applications will be kept confidential unless and until an applicant is called for an interview on campus.