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Professor for MPA program
University of Buraimi

Date Posted Apr. 25, 2021
Title Professor for MPA program
University University of Buraimi
Al Buraimi, Oman
Department Human Resources
Application Deadline 18/8/2021
Position Start Date 19/04/2021
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Responsibilities and Duties:
Research responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as a principal investigator or team leader in delivering strong research activities
  • Produce significant research outputs which are at least of national standing and work towards establishing an international profile securing esteem indicators as appropriate.
  • Lead, and promote, a research culture within the University including, as appropriate, the leadership of research projects, the supervision of research staff, and the training or mentoring of less experienced colleagues.
  • Develop the national and international standing and reputation for the research undertaken in the university/College.
  • Lead and participate significantly in professional development to support research
  • Lead other high level research responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the College or another person with delegated responsibilities.

Enterprise and innovation responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate income through commercialization, consultancy and/or professional learning and development programmes
  • Plan, implement and lead significant commercial activities for the University/ college where appropriate.
  • Strengthen enterprise networks, nationally and internationally
  • Lead development and delivery of professional high level learning and development programmes
  • Lead significant enterprise and innovation responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the College or another person with delegated responsibilities.

Academic Leadership responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead high level academic development projects
  • Lead work designed to improve the processes, procedures and systems in the College/University.
  • Undertake external activities nationally or internationally designed to raise the profile of the College/University to potential learners, clients and partners.
  • Take responsibility for the development, review and enhancement of relationships with external partners and professional organizations in OMAN and/or overseas.
  • Represent the College/University to external partners and organizations
  • Lead professional development to support academic leadership and management.
  • Lead other academic leadership responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the College or another person with delegated responsibilities.

Teaching & Learning responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead courses or programmers, and take responsibility for curriculum design and development including implementation of new courses, new methods of delivery and new forms of assessment
  • Lead the development of teaching and academic support for students through the use of a wide range of learning resources and appropriate pedagogic practice
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that students have an effective learning experience advising and supporting other colleagues as needed.
  • Take responsibility for quality assurance and enhancement, playing a leading role in helping colleagues to reflect critically on their own teaching, to identify and adapt good practices, and thereby to improve teaching quality.
  • Undertake research into teaching, learning, curriculum issues or related policy
  • Develop a national profile for developmental work on learning and teaching through, publications, editorships, prestigious lectures, conference papers, or involvement at senior level in professional bodies focused on the development of pedagogic practice or policy.
  • Lead significant professional development to support teaching and learning.
  • Lead other teaching and learning responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the College or another person with delegated responsibilities.

A PhD degree or equivalent in the corresponding specialized area { for MPA Program }
At least five-year teaching experience in postgraduate level
A substantial publication record of research output of internationally excellent quality
Substantial experience of conducting research and managing scientific project(s).
An established and strong international reputation
Proven ability to initiate and manage multidisciplinary, multi-partner projects
An established track record of attracting research grants and experience of overall grant management.
Significant experience of doctoral degree supervision and mentoring.
Significant experience of running a teaching programme with responsibility for preparation and marking of examinations, or syllabus development.
Established ability of excellent networking, collaborative and communication skills.
Proven ability to develop, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary academic group
Ability to work successfully in an international setting
Ability to speak English Fluently and Arabic

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    University of Buraimi
    P.O. Box 890, P.C. 512,
    Al Buraimi, Sultanate of Oman
    Al Buraimi, 512 890
  • +968-25648338
  • +968-25651186


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