Adjunct lecturer - Operations Management - #33121

University of Wollongong in Dubai

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time
About UOWD

Established in 1951 and ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*, Australia’s University of Wollongong is a global brand with international campuses in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) offers over 40 internationally recognised bachelor and master degrees spanning 10 in-demand industry sectors. All of our degree courses are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and licensed by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), as well as being recognised by leading professional organisations such as AACSB, ACCA, ACS, CIM, CIPD, CPA, Engineers Australia, PMI, and others.

The first internationally accredited Australian university in the UAE, we are the education gateway of choice for over 3,500 students, representing 100+ nationalities. Our global community of 152,000 alumni are pursuing career goals with respected blue-chip companies and industry giants such as 3M, ADCB, Adidas, Amazon, Deloitte, Emirates, FedEx, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pepsico. Additionally, research reveals that 83%** of fresh graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Life at UOWD is rooted in the continued pursuit of excellence through teaching, research and industry engagement, with the student experience at its heart. Our 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park features access to cutting-edge technologies and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, all housed in a vibrant modern setting that promises to deliver an enriched learning experience for our students.

  • QS World University Rankings 2023
**Data from the Graduate Destination Survey 2017 to 2020 About the Programme

UOWD’s School of Business offers two undergraduate programmes;
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business – with specialisations in Marketing, Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Business Analytics, Finance and Accountancy

The business sector is one of the world's largest employers, offering varying roles and careers. Business plays an important role in evolving a complex global economy by providing solutions to problems in a sustainable and ethical way. The two degrees offer a broad education across all key aspects of the business environment. In addition to studying the essential core disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing, the student can tailor their studies according to their interests by choosing electives from a particular Business discipline, or they can combine Business electives with subjects from other faculties. The degrees offer a holistic insight into management of business and how to work hand-in-hand with intermediaries and institutions. The degrees provide exposure to real world issues through opportunities to work on industry projects.

Both programs are fully accredited by the Ministry of Education in U.A.E. and in Australia. We have a good relationship with the home campus and are now finding opportunities to collaborate globally with Australia and other international campuses. In addition, we have recently moved to a brand-new campus with the latest technology and classroom design for student centred learning. This adjunct tutor position is a key hire and the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and ongoing growth of both programmes.

Requirements & Responsibilities

The School of Business department is currently seeking a qualified and motivated Adjunct Lecturer in Operations Management to join us in January 2024 in our Winter 2024 trimester. The successful candidate will primarily teach the course at the undergraduate level.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience teaching the Operations Management subject.

Candidates are expected to have an approach to teaching that is student-centred and will be responsible for conducting lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and other immersive learning experiences, in accordance with established course outlines and lesson plans; besides maintaining student class records and be available during student consultation hours.

Qualifications & Experience
  • PhD in Operations/Supply Chain
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching at the Bachelors level or above
  • Having previously taught the subject
  • Ability to work effectively with multi-cultural environment
  • Candidate must have excellent knowledge in the areas of Operations Management

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