Academic Positions
Full time
HBMSU is seeking to appoint a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor in the Quality Management Program (areas: Quantitative Analytics and Methods, Business Simulations, Finance, Business Intelligence, or a related field) to support the University’s mission of providing learner-centered, quality smart learning. This involves teaching and supervising effectiveness, professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities, institutional service, professional and community service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.
Candidates should have an international reputation in their area of specialty. A strong interest in the development and management of related courses and programs; and collaborative research activities with internal and external scholars is an added advantage. The appointee will join the School of Business and Quality Management and will be expected to be familiar with online teaching platforms and methodologies, develop content for relevant courses, work on quality research. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to their discipline through scholarly and creative activities.
Main roles & responsibilities
  • Teach postgraduate courses using online learning platforms and smart technologies;
  • Develop instructional materials and e-content for technology-enhanced courses and Online training programs in the field of Machine Learning, Intelligent Tutoring, and Coaching Systems, and Adaptive Assessment; 
  • Supervise, advise and mentor learners in their academic study plan and master and Ph.D. theses;  
  • Develop and deliver professional short courses and workshops for target groups and professional communities;
  • Train and advise educators, teachers, and faculty on online learning, curricula, smart pedagogy and assessment;
  • Publish research in high quality Scopus indexed journals;
  • Write and apply for research grants in smart learning and innovative pedagogy projects;  
  • Perform administrative duties as needed.
Required qualification & skills
  • Applicants must hold a PhD. Degree from an AACSB-accredited program relevant to their field of teaching with a quantitative background. Preferably PhD from a top-200 ranked university.
  • Must have successful teaching experience in an internationally accredited university.
  • Experience working in an online / e-learning environment will be given preference.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate industry experience and insights into the curriculum and class.
  • Ability to develop and deliver professional short courses.
  • Demonstrated access to professional network to obtain research grants, involve industry players in the learning experience, and collaborate with government entities.
  • English language proficiency is a must.
  • Strong emotionally intelligence leadership skills and a team player.
  • Capable of working under pressure while coping with several projects at the same time.
  • Have excellent experience in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating online learning programs and projects.
  • Have an established research record.
  • Knowledge of Arabic  is an added advantage.