AFG College with the University of Aberdeenis a new higher education partnership forged in 2017. Thepartnership has created the first UK University offering mainstreamdegrees in the State of Qatar outside of Qatar Foundation.
TheUniversity welcomed its first undergraduate students in September2017. With over 525 years of history, the ancient’ University of Aberdeen is among theworld’s leading educational institutions and isconsistently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world andin 2019 was awarded Scottish University of the Year.
The Universityof Aberdeen is committed to developing a growing and experiencedfull-time faculty to support its first dedicated overseascampus.
Currently there are over 590 students studyingat our Qatar campus. To accommodate the growth in our studentnumbers a new branch campus is due to be opened in September 2022.
This new campus will allow for further expansion in studentnumbers, degree offerings and research.
MSc InternationalBusiness; LLM International Commercial Law) and expects to belaunching additional new programs in the new academic year.
To meetthis growing demand, AFG College wish to recruit committed academic / industry professionals with qualifications or significantexperience in teaching of Accounting & Finance.
The newteam members will join the existing mix of professional staff withexperience in Accounting and Finance and research qualifiedacademics.
We are looking to attractAccounting academics / professionals, with a good understanding ofall aspects of Business Management and / or Finance professionals / academics with a broad understanding of Business Management.
Knowledge of Derivatives & Treasury, Corporate Finance,Financial & Investment Strategy will be of particularinterest.
Candidates will ideally havetrack record of university teaching and learning background orexperience of training, educating, and mentoring the development ofothers.
They should ideally have prior transnational educationexperience. The ability to teach in more than one business relatedarea is essential.
In addition to their teaching responsibilities,successful candidates will also be expected to contribute to theadministration of the programs, to actively engage with industryand in relevant scholarship and research activities.
Knowledge ofthe profession and links to industry will enhance the expectationthat the candidate will collaborate with other research faculty inthe growing wider academic community in Qatar.
Job Requirements :
It is desirablefor candidates to hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral qualificationachieved in the English language in a management relateddiscipline.
However, professionals in Accounting or Finance who donot possess a PhD but have a Master’s degree (orequivalent professional qualification) and significant industryexperience in Accountancy, Finance, Law are strongly encouraged toapply.
Candidates should demonstrate their experiencein Teaching & Learning within a UK HE environment and beable to bring their pedagogic knowledge to the School’sUndergraduate portfolio of courses.
Ideally candidates will have ateaching qualification, or experience of leading the development ofothers. A recognition of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) orwillingness to work towards their membership of a relevant HigherEducation Professional Body would beexpected.