Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management

Company:University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)

Location:United Arab Emirates / Dubai

Discipline:Human Resource Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor – Human Resource Management

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.

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill the position of a full-time Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management to commence preferably in January 2022.

Position Profile:

The position of Assistant Professor – Human Resource Management 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 a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management or a closely related field from an internationally recognized University. Candidates should show a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in teaching various subjects in the discipline, with a particular focus on contemporary themes in HR, including HR Analytics, Compensation & Benefits. The candidate must also have a profile that demonstrates engagement with research and practice in the discipline.


To qualify for the above role, the candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • PhD. in Human Resource Management (or related discipline) from a recognized international academic institution
  • Teaching experience in contemporary areas of HR, at an internationally recognized institution
  • An active researcher in the field (or related field) with publications in recognized international journals. Publications should be ranked according to the Australian Business Deans’ Council ranking available here:
  • Strong evidence of practice impact in HR (such as through consulting and executive development)
  • Fluency in the English language (both spoken and written).

All Faculty members will be required to support the University's Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs.

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

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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