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American University of Sharjah

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Dean, School of Business Administration

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455630
Date Posted: 06/15/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Dean, School of Business Administration
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean leads a School of 85 faculty members, with enrollment of 1,400 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with majors in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. The School also offers a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree. Graduate degrees include the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Science in Accounting, and the Executive Master of Business Administration. The School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and recently completed a successful reaccreditation review.

The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate in a business or related field and a distinguished record of leadership, preferably within the American higher education model. The new Dean will build on the strong reputation of the School as one of the best in the region and work with a committed faculty to help advance the University’s mission of educating lifelong learners who display mastery in their majors and who communicate clearly, think critically, and solve problems creatively. The new Dean will lead the implementation of a PhD program as approved by the AUS Board of Trustees in 2015.

Founded in 1997 by the Ruler of Sharjah, the American University of Sharjah is a comprehensive, independent, non-profit coeducational university based on American models of higher education, which feature a liberal arts core. AUS provides broad access to highly motivated students from all countries, while maintaining academic standards appropriate and consistent with U.S. universities.

AUS is accredited in the United States by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. AUS is also licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by August 15, 2016. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above, and the names and contact information of five references. All applications will be treated confidentially and references will not be contacted without prior approval of candidates. Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest should be electronically forwarded to:

Further information about the University may be accessed at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 08/14/2016
Application Instructions:
Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest should be electronically forwarded to: