UOWD7299 - Assistant/Associate Professor – Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Business
Contract Type: Permanent 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 Business Management, International Business and Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Economics, Logistics, Quality Management, Applied Finance, Banking and Accounting.

Position Profile:

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill the position of a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship to commence in Summer 2020.

The position of Assistant/Associate Professor – Innovation & Entrepreneurship exists to provide academic quality within the University by maintaining high standards of excellence in teaching, research and administration and in the undertaking of professional/community service activities relevant to the profession or discipline.


To be successful in this position you must have prior experience of teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate courses in core areas of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, for ex: Insights and Assessment of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Creating Business Innovation Plan and Creating New Products and Commercialisation.  Candidates should have a PhD in innovation & Entrepreneurship, or a closely related field, from a recognised university with evidence of Research impact and innovation, and some experience of supervising Research Projects in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate evidence of engagement with industry, students, and other stakeholders.


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

  • PhD. Degree in the discipline (or related discipline) from a recognised international academic institution
  • Teaching experience at an internationally recognized institution
  • Experience in supervising doctoral candidates
  • An active researcher in the field (or related field) with publications in recognised international journals
  • Fluency in English language (both spoken and written)
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

All Faculty members will be required to support the University's PhD and DBA programs.

Compensation & Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional dynamic team of highly respected educators from 40 different countries and exposure to students from over 105 nationalities.

The University offers an expatriate package with an attractive tax-free salary. The expatriate package includes six weeks of paid leave per year, life and disability insurance, private medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents and education allowance for dependents. The University is located in Dubai Knowledge Park 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 positions are filled.

Closing Date:  Saturday 29 February 2020 or until the positions are filled.



Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph