Job ID: 207301

Full-Time Lecturer / Assistant Professor of Private Law (Commercial or Civil Law)

The British University in Dubai

  • Mar. 16, 2023
  • Full-Time Lecturer / Assistant Professor of Private Law (Commercial or Civil Law)
  • Faculty of Business & Law
  • The British University in Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • Apr. 30, 2023
  • Sept 2023/Jan 2024
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
  • Commercial & Bankruptcy Law
    Law - General

Full-Time Lecturer / Assistant Professor of Private Law (Commercial or Civil Law)


The British University in Dubai (BUiD) offers three law programmes of Bachelor of Law, Master of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution and PhD in Business Law. All law programmes are taught in English.

Law academic vacancies are available for the next academic year onwards. The successful candidate is expected to join either September 2023 or January 2024.

Selection Criteria

  • Hold a PhD in Private Law (Business or Civil Law) from a well-recognized university.
  • Fluency in English. Arabic Language is a preference.
  • Ability to teach both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • Academic experience is desirable.
  • Ability to develop research projects, plans and strategies.
  • Track record of effective teaching and research is desirable.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to establish personal and professional credibility with internal and external constituencies.
  • Contribute to the national and international accreditation of the Faculty and its programs.
  • Ability to act corporately and work on own initiatives.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • High level work ethics.
  • Teamwork and Time management skills.
  • Multitasking and self-disciplined.
  • Energetic and inspirational.
  • Adapts to the social and cultural environment.
  • Excellent IT skills (Social networking) and Pedagogical e-learning skills.
  • Expected to offer academic leadership in the Faculty and ensure the effective and efficient operation and that the highest quality standards are met. It is understood that this will include:
  • being able to grow the faculty and its portfolio
  • being able to promote smart learning and the use of ICT in education
  • having a strategic vision for the faculty, and for the role of the faculty in the university.

Main roles & responsibilities

  1. Governance:
  • Contribute to policies review, development, and ensure its systematic deployment within all areas throughout the faculty in order to ensure compliance, accountability, and efficiency.
  1. Faculty operations and growth:
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the faculty strategic planning, action planning and budgeting, financial strategy to achieve University strategic goals and priorities.
  • Design, develop, and maintain course content related to his/her own teaching (with aid of Head of Programme and Dean of the faculty).
  1. Curriculum and accreditation:
  • Seek and maintain local and international accreditation for all programs and offerings of the faculty in collaboration with Head of Programme and Dean of the faculty.
  1. Research & Teaching:
  • Foster a culture of research and environment within the faculty that encourage scholarly research activities and application for research grants among both faculty and learners in coordination with the Head of Progamme and Dean of the faculty.
  1. Community engagement:
  • Explore, initiate, develop and sustain a range of affiliations and partnerships with industry, government, professional and wider community to support the university and faculty’s strategic objectives, activities, and programs.

Required Documents

The required documents are a cover letter and a detailed curriculum vitae (including a teaching statement, a research statement, list of courses that can be taught or were taught, and names of at least three references who would be willing to write letters of recommendation).

Deadline: 30 April 2023







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Contact Information

  • Jouhar Ali
    Human Resources Department
    The British University in Dubai
    The British University in Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City
    Dubai, Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • +97142791468

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