Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor (both Males and Females)
Business Technology Management
Umm Al-Qura University (UQU)
Makkah Al-Mukaramah, Saudi Arabia
Open until filled
Position Start Date
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Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
Number of Positions
Ten (Six for Males, Four for Females)
Introduction to Business & Technology
Management Information Systems
Management of Technology & Innovation
Organizational Behaviour & Technology
Technology Project Management
Business Systems Analysis & Design
Business Intelligence Systems
Decision Support Systems / Expert Systems
Business Continuity Planning
Business Change Management
Business Process Management
Technical Report Writing
Management of Technology Disasters
Emerging Issues in Technology Management
The newly mandated Department of Business Technology Management (BTM) in the College of Business, Umm Al-Qura University, is widely believed to be the first and the only undergraduate Technology Management program in the whole Middle East and North Africa. The BTM department has Ten full-time faculty openings at all professorial ranks in all areas of business and technology management including Innovation Management, Technology Management, Knowledge Management, Telecommunications Management, Business Systems Analysis and Design, MIS, E-Business, Business Intelligence Systems, Management of Technological Disasters, Strategic Management, and related disciplines. Duties should include research and professional activities in related subject areas. Evidence of the ability to pursue an externally-funded independent research program and a strong commitment to quality teaching are required for each position. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Female faculty members will teach at the female-only campus of UQU. The language of instruction in the College of Business is English and applicants are expected to be fully conversant in English language.
One-year renewable contract shall be offered with competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the University’s policy: air tickets to Jeddah on appointment for applicant and up to three dependents; annual repatriation air tickets for up to four persons; housing allowance; local transportation allowance; two-month paid summer leave; about two to three weeks of paid leave each for Eid and Hajj; end-of-service gratuity. The UQU campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, etc.
Qualified female faculty are strongly encouraged to apply. Umm Al-Qura University promotes diversity at its campuses.
About Umm Al-Qura University (UQU)
Umm Al-Qura University is distinguished by its unique location in the Holy City of Makkah and by its academic reputation in the fields of Islamic studies and Scientific and applied disciplines. Established in 1949, UQU now offers Bachelor's degrees in Business, Technology Management, Information Systems, Marketing, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Engineering & Islamic Architecture, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language, Education, and Social Sciences, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in various fields. There are more than 60,000 students at campuses in Makkah. UQU's home page is at: www.uqu.edu.sa
About College of Business (CoB)
The College of Business was founded in 2009 (1429 A.H). Its emergence came in response to the continuing requirements of the Comprehensive Development Plans of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Towards this end, the College of Business would contribute effectively by providing qualified and skilled managers in all areas of business and technology management. The College of Business is committed to preserve excellence through inspiring and quality teaching, seminal research, and community service. The College adopts, in its composition, the idea of learning based on social responsibility and local and global market dynamics. Its academic activities are shaped by active and interactive learning philosophies. The academic programs and activities in the College of Business are conducted in English Language.