Lecturer - Business Management (Teaching-focused) Dubai - Birmingham Business School - 97145 - Grade 8

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Lecturer - Business Management (Teaching-focused) Dubai - Birmingham Business School - 97145 - Grade 8 - (210000H5)



Position Details

Birmingham Business School

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 8

Full time


Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

University of Birmingham Dubai

Having established ourselves in Dubai International Academic City in 2018 we are now moving to a new and exciting phase of our development with the opening of our new state-of-the-art campus in September 2021. This post represents an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious World Top 100 University as we continue to grow our long-term strategic mission in Dubai, the UAE and the wider region. Our campus reflects the very best of Birmingham through our presence in Dubai.

Job summary

As a Lecturer, you will make a substantial contribution to the management, development and delivery of teaching and assessment, whilst enhancing the student experience and employability. Through excellent teaching you will inspire students, and be informed by discipline-based research as well as contribute to the management and administration in Dubai. We are looking for candidates with teaching experience in entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. 

Main Duties

In particular, you will be expected to:

  • Develop and teach undergraduate modules in the Business Management programmme, particularly entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Deliver the UAE Ministry of Education compulsory module:  ‘Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability’. 
  • Participate in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.
  • Participate in delivering the Year in Industry module for undergraduate students and supervising students during their placements.
  • Participate in the delivery of the postgraduate research methods module.
  • Participate in various recruitment activities.
  • You may be asked to deliver modules appropriate to your experience on our Singapore programme

Person specification

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 extensive teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.

• Have extensive experience and be able to demonstrate success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching and advising colleagues.

• Have the understanding and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes.

In return, you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of an expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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 http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dubai/work-with-us/index.aspx

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Paul Lewis, Head of the Department of Management - email lewispc@bham.ac.uk  (Birmingham) and Dr Mohamed Haffar, Senior Lecturer/Programme Director Business Management  - email M.Haffar@bham.ac.uk  (Dubai)

Valuing excellence, sustaining investment

We value diversity at the University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community


Primary Location
: AE-AE-Dubai
Work Locations
 Dubai International Academic City341799
: Academic Non-clinical
: Birmingham Business School
: Regular
Job Posting
: 22.03.2021, 8:14:34 AM
Grade (for job description): Grade 8
Advert Close Date
: 22.04.2021, 6:59:00 PM
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