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Job Details Saudi Arabia

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Entrepreneurship

Educational Instruction and Library

Teaching Assistant



Dhahran, Egypt

Job Description The KFUPM Business School (KBS) and the Entrepreneurship Institute (EI) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) invite qualified candidates to apply for a faculty positions (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors) in the area of entrepreneurship and business administration. Individual will have two affiliations (KBS and EI) and expected to be dynamic, energetic and collegial faculty, who will champion the KBS and EI and its related academic programs and initiatives. KFUPM Business School (KBS) is the first business school in the region to receive the AACSB accreditation more than 10 years ago. The school offers five B.S. degrees in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management, and MIS. Also, it offers three graduate program: Professional Masters (MX) in Supply Chain Management, MBA and EMBA degrees. In addition to being among the top business schools in the Middle East, the school has a new ambition to enhance its academic rank globally by focusing on publishing top quality research and maintaining excellence in education. The EI is an interdisciplinary entity that works with all of the colleges in the university. The Institute is committed to underpin the efforts of building entrepreneurial mindsets that will lead to high growth, high-tech entrepreneurial startups as well as graduate entrepreneurial leaders. It is considered to be the best entrepreneurial institute in the region for its programs, activities and impact. Job Responsibility Candidates will assist in academic planning advising, teaching classes within the various academic programs in both KBS and the EI (i.e., all ENTR-related courses, BUS200 (Business & Entrepreneurship) course, an eventual Entrepreneurship Minor and certificate program, the various entrepreneurship-related student organizations, and related research initiatives). Also, candidates are expected to actively engage in the college's and institute's co-curricular activities and short courses. In addition, candidates are expected to mentor students engaged in entrepreneurial activities, including the EI incubator program and those working on entrepreneurship course projects. Also candidates are expected to cultivate relationships in the University and collaboratively define/maintain the quality of students' experiences within both KBS and the EI. Expected to teach courses on-campus at both the EI and the KBS with possible distance teaching assignments. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research on Entrepreneurship and/or technology-transfer related subjects and publish in related leading journals as well as engage in case writing. In addition, candidates will be involved in related committee work on Entrepreneurship Education including ventures creation, fundraising, and promoting all entrepreneurship associated curricular and co-curricular activities. Candidates are expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the University and community. Compensation & Benefits . Two-year renewable contract. . Competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience. . Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. . Air ticket/s to Dammam upon appointment annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons. . Contribution towards local tuition fees for school-age dependent children local transportation allowance. . Two months' paid summer leave. . Free health care at KFUPM Clinic. . End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service. . The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach Qualifications Minimum qualifications are: 1. Ph.D. degree in Entrepreneurship or Business 2. Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills 3. A minimum of two years of entrepreneurship experience such as creating or working in startups, and/or working for business incubators. 4. A record of outstanding education performance. Special Instructions to Applicants Preferred qualifications include: 1. Ability to teach general entrepreneurship courses 2. Ability to apply experiential learning techniques and case teaching methods when teaching entrepreneurship 3. Publications in Entrepreneurship and/or Technology transfer and related subjects 4. Willingness to teach students in the classroom and at a distance using alternative delivery methods 4. Have been involved and/or participated in entrepreneurship activities such as Business Plan Competitions, Startup Weekends, etc. Contact Information Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261 Saudi Arabia Email: [HIDDEN TEXT] Telephone: +966 13 860-7854 Fax: +966 13 860-2442