Head of Islamic Banking and Finance Department (Abu Dhabi / Al Ain)

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Position: Head of Islamic Banking and Finance Department.

Khawarizmi International College (KIC) is currently seeking a Head of Islamic Banking and Finance for its University College in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, UAE.

Reporting to: Dean of Academic Affairs.


Position Summary:

A qualified candidate will have a PhD in Islamic Banking from an accredited university and a minimum of 10 years teaching experience. He / She enjoys having good classroom leadership along with excellent communication, presentation, supervisory and teaching skills; moreover, has the ability to demonstrate English language fluency in order to connect and reach out to mass audience (Capacity to interact in Arabic is a plus).


Main duties:

To effectively manage the Islamic Banking and Finance undergraduate department and make sure that the program(s) aims and objectives are being met, the students are motivated to learn in a friendly and conducive environment and utilize the College resources to the optimum.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years teaching experience.
  • A portfolio of research/scholarship including articles in refereed journals of international repute, books, conference papers, book chapters, citation and impact analysis, research grants, awards, honors and other recognition.
  • Evidence of graduate/undergraduate thesis supervision
  • Experience of leadership and management in academic policy, planning and development, accreditation, and academic administration.
  • An internationally recognized professional credential (such as certification in CPA, CFA, CIMA, CMA, ACCA etc.) with proven industrial experience in the same field is preferred;


Skills required:

  • Problem solving.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Ability to lead.
  • Academic research.
  • Report writing.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • Arabic is a bonus.


Job Type: Full Time Contract.

Expected Joining Date: Immediately.

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