ABOUT US

MODUL University is an international and research oriented private university for tourism, international management, sustainable development, new media technology and public governance. MODUL University home campus is located in Vienna, Austria and was established by the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2007.

MODUL University is accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria), established by the Austrian government based on the Act on Quality Assurance in Higher Education (HS-QSG).

In 2016, the first international campus of MODUL University was opened in Dubai, UAE. In addition to AQ Austria’s accreditation, it is licensed by the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) of the Emirate of Dubai.

MODUL University Dubai’s mission is to become the leading European center of excellence in business and hospitality education in the Middle East.

Available vacancies listed below:

ACADEMIC VACANCIES

MODUL University is currently seeking outstanding scholars with a track record of excellence in research and international practice to support the academic establishment and development of the Dubai campus. Emeritus professors or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply as limited time contracts are offered as well. Please share your portfolio / resume at academicpositions@modul.ac.ae

Job Description:

  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master theses
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support

Expected Qualifications:

  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution
  • Previous education in the area of hospitality/tourism management, sport, event management or related field
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals

Application Process

The call for applications is open until 20 August 2017. The review of applications will commence right after this deadline.

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture.  Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply.

A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included.

Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities.

Please submit your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching interest to the following email address: academicpositions@modul.ac.ae

All applications shall be in English language and in PDF format not exceeding 3MB.

Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research initiatives can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae.

Job Description:

  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Mathematics and Statistics as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at the undergraduate and foundation programme levels
  • Administrative and academic support

Expected Qualifications:

  • Master or Ph.D degree in Mathematics or related field from an accredited university
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Previous teaching experience in the field at the educational institutions in Europe and Middle East

Application Process

The call for applications is open until 20 August 2017. The review of applications will commence right after this deadline.

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture.  Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply.

A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support.  Relocation expenses are not included.

Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities.

Please submit your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching interest to the following email address: academicpositions@modul.ac.ae

All applications shall be in English language and in PDF format not exceeding 3MB.

Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research initiatives can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae.

ADMINISTRATIVE VACANCIES

For all working professionals who are seeking an opportunity in the administrative departments of the university, please send your CV / resume and cover letter to hr@modul.ac.ae 

Role Description:

  • Faculty relationship management incl. daily communication and support, situation management and reporting, faculty orientation in regular coordination with the Academic Head and University Administration
  • Faculty engagement into University activities, events and PR both internally and externally in coordination with Marketing Department
  • Organization and engagement of faculty into University Bodies including Committees, Conferences and meetings as per University regulations
  • Conduct regular orientation and training to Faculty ensuring the correct implementation of policies and procedures;
  • Manage and assistance in faculty recruitment process in coordination with the Academic Head and Programme Area Directors
  • Maintaining accurate and updated records and documentation incl. recruitment documentation, faculty profiles, updated publications, faculty databases
  • Support and supervision of study organization process including general course preparation guidance; monitoring of quality of teaching material; proactive management of faculty schedules and absenteeism; timely grading submission and other
  • Manage and organize International Course in Hospitality Management (ICHM) as well as other Professional Education training programs incl. trainers’ recruitment, scheduling and allocation of courses;
  • Management of Faculty time sheets and remuneration records in coordination with Academic Office and Finance Department
  • Conducting faculty evaluations and surveys
  • Fostering and development of institutional policies, practices, and infrastructure that enhances Faculty success incl. faculty manuals and handbooks and others
  • Provision of general support and assistance to Academic Head;
  • Liaise with Academic Office on scheduling, grading, organization of study programs, licensing and accreditation documentation
  • Liaise with IT department on Faculty access to University’s IT infrastructure and portals
  • Liaise with Student Services and Marketing in assistance in various events and initiatives
  • Other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

Reporting Line:
Academic Head & Administrative Director

Required Skills & Qualifications:

Successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills, be an excellent communicator with proven relationship building qualities, be able to prioritize and plan a busy workload, have outstanding planning and analytical skills, be able to analyze complex data and have sound judgement. Candidates should be able to lead and manage complex tasks, show flexibility and enthusiasm in launching new activities and thriving in a start-up environment.

Prior experience of working in Education Management and Faculty Affairs is mandatory, while previous teaching experience is welcomed.

Master degree is required, PhD Candidate or Holder is strongly preferred.

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