Faculty Positions in the College of Business at Alfaisal University
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
Faculty Positions in the College of Business at Alfaisal University;
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Alfaisal University (AU) is a highly ranked and successful University located in the capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2008 as a private not for profit researchoriented university, where English is the official language of instructions. It consists of six colleges: Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, and General Sciences. College of Business (CoB) offers a BBA. degree in Business Administration with six majors (Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship & Family Business, HRM, Marketing, and Operations & Project Management), and an MBA degree with six tracks (General, Accounting & Taxation, Digital Marketing, Finance, Human Capital Management, and Healthcare Management) along with an active Executive Education program with strong connection to government agencies, businesses, and industry. The Times Higher Education Young Universities (under 50 years old) Rankings 2022 ranked Alfaisal University 1st in Saudi Arabia, 1st in the Arab World and 36th globally. Alfaisal has been placed 8th in ”The World’s Best Small Universities 2022.”
The College has the following opening (at all levels): - Operations Management/Project Management (three openings: One in Project Management/Operations Strategy, and two in Decision Science/ Business Analytics).
We are interested in candidates with:
-A PhD with focus on data science, business analytics, project management, operations management or related fields from AACSB accredited universities.
-Ability to teach, using specialized software, from among a range of courses such as Big Data Intelligence, Data Management and Visualization, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, Introductory and Advanced Project Management, Operations Strategy.
-Strong publications record in top ABS ranked academic journals for senior candidates and strong research potential for junior candidates.
-The ability to teach courses addressed to different audiences, from undergraduate students to postgraduate and executive participants.
Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Saudi Arabia is a country in transformation; its economy is the third fastest growing after China and India. Riyadh is an attractive, modern, and vibrant city. It is the political, economic, and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries. Because of the large, well-established expatriate community, English is widely spoken by service providers at retail outlets, schools, hospitals, and other establishments. The climate in Riyadh is comfortable during the fall and spring semesters similar to what you might experience in the Southwestern part of the United States, very much like Tucson and Phoenix, AZ. There are numerous, world-class educational options for the children of AU faculty. The proximity of Saudi Arabia to other Middle Eastern, European, and Asian popular travel destinations makes it an ideal location for someone that also would like to experience new cultures.
AU offers attractive rolling employment contracts with competitive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate. We strive to be competitive with top research-oriented business schools in the USA. Attractive fringe benefits include family relocation and annual leave; medical/dental/optical/life insurances; and dependent/s schooling. Employment will require successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s) in accordance with university policies.