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Faculty | Accounting
The Department of Accounting at American University of Sharjah invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in accounting at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the department’s teaching, research activities and service. While we welcome applications from academics with a variety of accounting backgrounds, we are particularly interested in candidates with an interest and/or expertise in auditing and forensic accounting. The salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and tax-free in the UAE. Free housing, paid utilities and other attractive benefits are provided.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: All candidates must have a PhD degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited university, preferably North American. An ABD near completion will be considered. Assistant professors must have a promising research potential and/or evidence of publications. A successful candidate should be able to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please email (a) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position; (b) your curriculum vita, which must include your teaching experience, list of publications/work-in-progress, as well as the contact information of at least three references; and (c) your teaching philosophy to Ms. Nisha Gopalakrishnan, Administrative Assistant, Department of Accounting, at [email protected]. Additional documents will be solicited from shortlisted candidates.
Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until is filled. The successful candidate is preferably expected to start in January 2022.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The School of Business Administration enrolls over 1,100 undergraduate and around 100 graduate students. QS World University Subject Rankings has named AUS among the top four universities in the Middle East for business and management studies (2021), and number one in the UAE and among the top 200 universities globally for accounting and finance (2021).The school offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with majors in accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing, as well as the Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Graduate degrees include the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Science in Finance and the Master of Science in Accounting. A PhD program in Business Administration was launched in Fall Semester 2021. The school has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since April 2011. The Department of Accounting has seven full-time faculty members. For more information, please visit www.aus.edu/sba.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a comprehensive, independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education that promotes excellence in teaching, learning, research and creative work. AUS fosters a community that celebrates diversity, and whose members are committed to the ideals of open intellectual inquiry, ethical behavior and civic responsibility. AUS is licensed and its degree programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606) since June 2004. In addition to the School of Business Administration, the university includes the College of Engineering, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Architecture, Art and Design, serving around 5,100 students from approximately 90 nationalities. The university curricula, teaching standards and employment norms are fully in tune with the American model of higher education. AUS is located in the University City’s magnificent campus, which is only 30 minutes away from Dubai International Airport.