Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor Positions in Finance and Economics

Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor Positions in Finance and Economics

  • Employer: King Fahd University
  • Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Job Description:

    The Department of Finance and Economics at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is seeking to fill a number of faculty positions in the following areas:

    •   Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor Positions in Finance
    •   Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor Positions in Economics

    JOB DESCRIPTION: You will be expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, to be an effective classroom teacher at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to participate effectively in executive education programs and other professional activities.

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have a Ph.D. degree (or near completion) in the relevant field from an internationally recognized university with a strong academic background. The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate potential in designing and teaching courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and have the ability to produce and publish high quality research. Selection will be based on potential for publications in reputable journals. For the associate and full professor ranks, a proven record of publications in reputable journals is further required.

    ABOUT US: King Fahd University of Petroleum & Mineral (KFUPM) is located in the town of Dhahran in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The university has over 10,000 students and over 600 professors from more than 60 nationalities. The College of Industrial Management is the first business college to receive the AACSB accreditation more than 10 years ago. The college offers five B.S. degrees in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management, and MIS, along with MBA and EMBA degrees. In addition to being among the top business schools in the Middle East, the college has a new ambition to enhance its academic rank globally by focusing on publishing top quality research and maintaining excellence in education. For more information, see http://www.kfupm.edu.sa

    Salary/Benefits:  We provide competitive tax-free salaries to our employees in addition to other perks and benefits based on a two-year renewable contract. Competitive salaries are based on qualifications and experience. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University's policy: air ticket/s to Dammam on appointment; annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons; assistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent children; local transportation allowance; two months' paid summer leave; end-of-service gratuity. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please visit http://www3.kfupm.edu.sa/facultyrect/ (via KFUPM website (http://www.kfupm.edu.sa Hyperlink: JOBS) fill-up forms, attached cover letter, updated/detailed C.V./Resume, completed KFUIPM application form with copies of credentials (academic degree/s & transcripts) and four (4) signed reference/recommendation letters from your referees.

    (Please quote ad Ref. no.  CIMF/PROF-151 in your initial application or refer to the department of Finance & Economics)
    (All positions will remain vacant until filled.)

    An interview will be conducted during the American Finance Association Annual Meeting,
    January  3 - 5, 2015, in Boston, MA, USA.

    Interested participants may contact:

    Dr. Hesham Merdad
    Chairman Department of Finance & Economics
    KFUPM Box 5075, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
    Tel. Off: +966 13 860 2077  Fax: +966 13 860 2585  Mobile: +966 550317440
    Email: c-fed@kfupm.edu.sa

    Prof. William Megginson
    Professor & Price Chair in Finance / George Lynn Cross Research Professor
    Michael F. Price College of Business / The University of Oklahoma /Saudi Aramco Chair Professor in Finance
    King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
    Tel: (405) 325-2058   Fax: (405) 325-1957   Mobile: +1 405 365 9434
    Email: wmegginson@ou.edu   Website: http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/M/William.L.Megginson-1

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