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Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Date: Apr 25, 2021

Location: Ajman Univeristy AJMAN, Ajman Univeristy AJMAN

Company: Ajman University

The College of Business Administration, Department of Management, has an opening for the position of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lecturer, starting fall semester 2021. The primary role of the successful candidate will be to teach a course in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. The ideal candidate will be able to teach the course in both English and Arabic. The successful candidate will have a strong teaching background, demonstrable familiarity with the design thinking process, ability to design and teach a class with student centered learning experience, as well as possess industrial experience gained in innovation, entrepreneurship, or a related field.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Graduate with a Master’s degree in Business or a related discipline from a reputable university
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in teaching Business and management courses in a university setting
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary teaching and e-learning practices
  • Experience in curriculum development and student assessment
  • Adequate experience in supervising student projects and thesis papers
  • Excellent record in community service and scholarly activities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and deliver courses to students in specified discipline areas of study
  • Evaluate and monitor individual student progress and provide feedback to sustain student success
  • Research, organize and manage instructional resources, courses outlines, and community networks
  • Provide consultative expertise as a subject matter expert to the local industry through pre-approved partnership projects by the University
  • Ensure a respectful and culturally sensitive learning environment in all college focused activities
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships across the organization and community
  • Motivate and inspire confidence in others (students and colleagues) to overcome limitations to personal growth and success
  • Actively seek out methods, procedures and resources to best achieve course and lesson objectives
  • Support and participate in accreditation initiatives
  • Maintain relationships with students that are conducive to learning
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Familiarity with the “Credit Hour” academic system
  • Ability to supervise student work
  • Ability to provide academic advising for students
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse team members
  • Knowledge of academic program planning and implementation
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS)