Associate Professor in Business Analytics

Company:University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)

Location:United Arab Emirates / Dubai

Discipline:Business Analytics

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2021-07-15

Associate Professor in Business Analytics

About the Faculty:

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, HR & Management, International Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Economics, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Luxury Management, Applied Finance, Banking, and Accounting.

The University of Wollongong in Dubai, Faculty of Business invites applications for a full-time, Associate Professor position in Business Analytics.

Position Profile:

We are seeking candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence with relevant experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Business/Data Analytics (including application of Business Analytics for Economic and Market Environment, and Services and Operations; Innovation and trends in Business Analytics).The Academic would be expected to have experience in research supervision/supervision of industry-based projects, with demonstrated evidence of ability to apply relevant Business Analytics skills in an integrated manner to complex Business problems. The candidate is expected to demonstrate willingness to improve teaching practices and to innovate new tools and techniques to achieve student-learning objectives.

The candidate should demonstrate strong record of scholarly research and impact in predictive forecasting of business analytics outcomes, latest innovations and trends in Business Analytics tools with a specific focus on integrating artificial intelligence, machine learning, heuristics and patterns matching. Furthermore, given the applied nature of the program, candidates with demonstrated evidence of experience and impact in Business Analytics consulting will be preferred over those with only scholarly research experience.

The candidate is expected to administer, coordinate, and provide educational support and coordination for the newly planned postgraduate program in Business Analytics.

The candidate is expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service.

Qualifications:
An earned doctoral degree in Business Analytics or closely related field, preferably from an AACSB-accredited institution and a record as a publishing scholar commensurate with rank.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
Fluency in the English language (both spoken and written).
Preferred Skills:
A proven track record in developing programs in the analytics is preferred
Industry and professional experience is preferred
SAS certification is a plus.
Compensation & Benefits:
The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from over 40 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 Dubai Knowledge Park and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

Qualifications:

  • An earned doctoral degree in Business Analytics or closely related field, preferably from an AACSB-accredited institution and a record as a publishing scholar commensurate with rank.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Fluency in the English language (both spoken and written).

Preferred Skills:

  • A proven track record in developing programs in the analytics is preferred
  • Industry and professional experience is preferred
  • SAS certification is a plus.

Compensation & Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from over 40 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 Dubai Knowledge Park and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

To Apply:

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:  31st August 2021

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