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Assistant/ Associate Professor in Finance, with a focus on Financial Technologies (Fintech)

Job title: Assistant/ Associate Professor in Finance, with a focus on Financial Technologies (Fintech)

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Job description: Job description A full-time faculty in the rank of assistant / associate professor of finance will be required from January 2022 in the Department of Accounting and Finance (United Arab Emirates University). The rank of assistant / associate professor of finance is required from January 2022 in the Department of Accounting and Finance (United Arab Emirates University). The candidate is expected to take an active part in promoting the growth of the Finance program and the College of Business & Economics (CBE) at the UAE University. The Department of Accounting and Finance is respected for excellence in accounting and financial education and research in the UAE and within the GCC and the MENA region. It strives to be one of the leading global centers for accounting and finance. The department is part of the oldest and largest university in the UAE and the only AACSB accounting accredited division in the GCC and MENA region. Our undergraduate and graduate programs provide the practical and theoretical knowledge needed for navigation and leadership for the complex global business world, and help them develop the skills needed for participation in society. Our faculty experts explore a wide range of topics that provide insight into new ways of thinking and learning for accounting, finance and society. Important duties and responsibilities: The designated candidate is expected to:. Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in finance (with an emphasis on Fintech). Participate in innovative approaches to learning and teaching. Publish high quality research in leading financial journals. Participate in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and / or dissertations. Participate in the committee at departmental, college and / or university level as assigned. Actively participate in promoting the growth of the UAE University and. Perform administrative duties as instructed by the departmental chairperson. The application package must contain a cover letter indicating how you meet the selection criteria, a detailed CV, teaching philosophy, courses offered, professional appointments / expertise in finance and a brief description of current / future research activities. English is the language of instruction and communication in the CBE. All inquiries about this post can be directed to Dr Mayada Youssef (mayada_youssef@uaue.ac.ae), Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance. Minimum qualification A PhD degree in finance from an internationally recognized university (preferably with an emphasis on Fintech). Strong commitment to excellence in teaching, curriculum development and outcome assessment. Experience in teaching finance (especially Fintech) at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Demonstrate the ability to publish in leading financial journals. Mastery of computer skills, especially specialized Fintech software. The ability to communicate effectively in English. Very good interpersonal skills. Preferred qualification A PhD degree in finance (Fintech specialization and Islamic finance are preferred). In addition, preference is given to candidates with experience, strong research and publication potential / record in Fintech (or related fields), such as blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, e-payment, security and privacy issues in financial applications, computational and quantitative finance, and any area related to financial technology. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

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Location: United Arab Emirates

Job date: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 22:28:39 GMT

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