Dean- College of Business and Economics

United Arab Emirates University in United Arab Emirates

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 29, 2016
Type Administrative
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The United Arab Emirates University is seeking to appoint an experienced and internationally recognized academic leader as Dean of the College of Business and Economics. The appointee should assume a leading role in the development of the College to become a well-known research college worldwide and support the university efforts to meet its ambitious educational and research mission. Successful candidates must show evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proven record of accomplishment in a leadership role at a reputable research university, and significant experience with AACSB accreditation.

Established in 1976, and located in the oasis city of Al-Ain, UAE University is one of the leading and comprehensive universities in the region, with significant research outputs and a strong community engagement mission. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 14,000 students through 9 different Colleges. It was ranked in the world’s top 50 universities under 50 years old.

The College of Business and Economics (http://www.cbe.uaeu.ac.ae/) is the first AACSB accredited college of business in the Middle East, with five academic departments; Accounting, Business Administration, Economics and Finance, and Statistics. The college offers six bachelors, two masters, and one doctoral degree, and it has an undergraduate enrollment of 2,500, a graduate enrollment of 200, and 70 highly qualified faculty members drawn from all over the world.

The remuneration package is attractive and includes a competitive, tax-free salary, housing and furniture allowance, education allowance for children, health insurance for family and annual vacation air tickets.   

Interested qualified applicants are requested to send a cover letter, current CV, and supporting documents to “executivesearch@uaeu.ac.ae” and copy  Prof. Mohsen Sherif (msherif@uaeu.ac.ae), Director of Academic Personnel, Provost Office.

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