Assistant Professor (Business Studies) – Abu Dhabi – Khalifa University

Job Summary
The responsibilities of faculty members shall be an appropriate combination of:
Dissemination of knowledge through undergraduate teaching; and
Research, scholarly or other creative activities; and
Academic service.
The position, based in Khalifa University’s Humanities Department, will start January 2014 or August 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching
Teaches principles of management, general business studies and introductory economics at undergraduate level in subject areas and on time schedules allocated by the Head of Department;
Prepares teaching material including course outline, syllabus and lesson plans. Revises the subject matter on a regular basis as appropriate for that subject;
Contributes to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum;
Provides students with detailed syllabus, methods of instruction and evaluation in their courses;
Engages in the selection of textbooks and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses;
Monitors students’ performance in their subject areas and provides remedial classes when necessary;
Sets and marks exams, coursework, assignments, laboratory work, homework, and any other relevant activity;
Uses up-to-date instructional technology and ensures the delivery is clear and consistent;
Supervises students’ research and practical work and of their theses preparation, as well as participates in evaluation of their theses;
Participates in professional peer reviews;
Supervises teaching internships;
Develops and improves their scholarly competence and effectiveness as teachers within their area of expertise.

Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
Carries out research and produces publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the review process.
Engages in scholarly or creative activities in their area of expertise and makes results available for critical peer review;
Delivers papers at professional association meetings, seminars and conferences;
Participates in panels at regional and international meetings of professional organizations;
Identifies and successfully bids for external funding and grants;
Actively raises the Department and Faculty’s profile, internally and externally
Participates in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department;
Collaborates with colleagues, both within and outside the University, in conducting and managing research and consultancy activities.

Academic Service
Contributes to departmental, or University-wide working groups or committees as requested;
Contributes to student recruitment, retention and placement efforts;
Fosters service by contributing to the community at large in participatory, developmental or advisory capacity;
Supports and participates in student organization activities.

Other Responsibilities
Serves in a collegial fashion and in accordance to the University’s policies when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators and members of the public;
Carries out any other duties commensurate with the position.

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