Assistant Professor in MSc Accounting and Finance (Dubai)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Nov 2021

Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 10 November 2021

Number of vacancies: 2 

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. These posts represent 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

The Department of Accounting currently delivers a highly successful BSc Accounting and Finance programme in Dubai.  In 2022, we will launch our exciting new MSc Accounting and Finance programme. 

As an Assistant Professor in Accounting, 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, informed by accounting scholarship, you will inspire students and help equip them with the skills they need to thrive as future leaders in accounting.  We welcome applications from candidates with teaching experience across the full range of accounting topics, including financial accounting, management accounting, business analytics, business law, ethics, auditing, taxation, social and environmental accounting, and public sector accounting.

You will:

  •  Normally, a higher Degree relevant to the discipline area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications.
    •    Extensive teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.
    •    Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning.
    •    Skills in managing, motivating & mentoring others.

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.

The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer. 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

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Thomas Cuckston -  (Birmingham) and Professor David Sadler, Provost (Dubai campus) - email  (Dubai)

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