UOWD6097 - Assistant Professor in Finance

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Business
Contract Type: Limited Contract Full Time
Location: Dubai

The Faculty of Business is the largest faculty within the University of Wollongong in Dubai. The Faculty offers undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research programs in a variety of disciplines including Economics, Logistics, Quality Management, Business Management, Applied Finance, Banking and Accounting.

UOWD is seeking applications to fill the position of a full-time Assistant Professor in Finance to commence preferably in the upcoming Autumn Semester 2018. 


To be successful in this position you must have prior experience of teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate courses in the field of Finance, ideally focusing on Portfolio simulation, Banking, derivatives and Risk management. 

To qualify for the above roles, candidate must have the following qualifications

  • PhD. in Finance or a closely related field, from a recognised university
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience at an internationally recognized institution
  • Industry experience or involvement in executive education
  • Experience in supervising doctoral candidates
  • An active researcher in the field (or related field) with publications in recognised international journals (ABDC ranking list)
  • Fluency in English language (both spoken and written)
  • All new Faculty staff will be required to support the University's PhD and DBA programs.

Interested candidates must have a strong record of research in related fields supported by documentary evidence of publication. Publications should be ranked according to the Australian Business Deans’ Council ranking available here: http://www.abdc.edu.au/master-journal-list.php


The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional dynamic team of highly respected educators from 35 different countries and exposure to students from over 120 nationalities.

The University offers an expatriate package which is an attractive tax free salary. The expatriate package includes six weeks of paid leave per year, private medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents, life and disability insurance and education allowance for dependents. The University is located in Knowledge Village, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.


Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date: 4th April or until the positions are filled.



Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV