Faculty positions in the College of Business Job at Alfaisal University


Alfaisal University (AU) is a high-level and successful university in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2008 as a private, non-profit, research-oriented university with English as the official language of instruction. 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 main subjects (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 ties to government agencies, corporations and industry. CoB subscribes to the Thomson-Reuters research database and provides strong research support. Alfaisal ranks 1st in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world, 31st in the world in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2019 and 10th.
The college has the following openings (at all levels):
– Accounting (two positions: at least one in the tax area)
– Economics (one position)
– Finance (one opening)
– Management (4 positions: one in HRM, at least one in strategy and one in entrepreneurship) and
– Operations Management / Project Management (four positions: one in MIS / IT, at least one in Business Analytics and at least one in Project Management / Operations Management).
Qualified candidates (male and female) are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the intended area and show a strong performance or a potential for high-quality research and teaching. Preference is given to candidates with a strong research record and potential. Applicants are expected to teach at the major and undergraduate levels where the class size is relatively small.

Application documents consisting of a cover letter stating the subject area and research interests, curriculum vitae, sample of the last publication (s) and contact details for at least three references must be submitted online at: http://jobs.alfaisal.edu/ A copy of the résumé should also be sent to [email protected] with all inquiries. Screening of candidates begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

Saudi Arabia is a changing country; Its economy is growing third fastest after China and India. Riyadh is an attractive, modern and vibrant city. It is the political, economic and cultural center of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast countries. Because of the large, established expatriate community, English is widely spoken by service providers in retail stores, schools, hospitals, and other institutions. The climate in Riyadh is comfortable during the fall and spring semesters, similar to that of the Southwestern United States, similar to Tucson and Phoenix, AZ. There are numerous, first-class educational opportunities for the children of the AU faculty. Saudi Arabia’s proximity to other popular travel destinations in the Middle East, Europe and Asia makes it an ideal location for someone who is also keen to learn about new cultures.
AU offers attractive rolling contracts with a competitive compensation package based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. We strive to compete with the best research-oriented business schools in the United States. The attractive fringe benefits include family relocation and annual leave; medical / dental / optical / life insurance; and dependent school attendance. Employment requires successful completion of credential verification and background check (s) as per university guidelines


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