Saudi Aramco Chair Professor in Corporate Finance

Saudi Aramco Chair Professor in Corporate Finance

King Fahd University of Petroleum And Minerals
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Job Description



Job Description
The Department of Accounting and Finance at KFUPM is seeking to fill professorial positions named as Saudi Aramco Chair Professor of Corporate Finance. The Chair position is a part of the commitment of Saudi Aramco's strategic partnership with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). The position is expected to be filled by Fall 2021 with potential candidates showing ability and desire for excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should possess a PhD degree and have teaching and/or
industrial experience in the related areas. For more information about the Department, please visit:
Job Responsibility
Successful candidate(s) must demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching, research, and preparing students for success in a multicultural environment. Duties include:
1. Enhance the KBS research and educational programs in the field of corporate finance with emphasis on implications to Saudi context and vision 2030.
2. Contribute to the establishment and technology transfer in areas important to KSA via building teams, applying for research grants, networking with international bodies and centers, etc.
3. Build research capacity in the department and the college and publish research works in leading research journals.
4. Supervise MSc and PhD students (especially in the newly developed programs).
5. Deliver technical public seminars at KFUPM, Saudi Aramco, and other institutions.
6. Build research capacity through assisting the department in recruiting highly quality faculty (both fresh graduates and established ones) and promoting KBS via the candidate's networks.
7. Invite and encourage KFUPM faculty members and graduate students into the candidate's area of expertise through short courses, lecture series, etc.
8. Conduct and collaborate in high quality research and publishing in top-tier journals.
9. Help develop the new research-oriented programs (Masters and PhD).
Compensation & Benefits
. Two-year renewable contract.
. Competitive tax-free salaries based on qualifications and experience.
. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
. Business Class Air ticket/s to Dammam upon appointment annual repatriation air ticket/s for up to four persons.
. Contribution towards local tuition fees for school-age dependent children local transportation allowance.
. Two months paid summer leave.
. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic.
. End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service.
. The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach

Qualifications
1. A Doctoral degree from a reputable AACSB accredited institution.
2. Status as academically qualified under AACSB standards to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
3. Distinguished record of research, teaching and services.
4. Experience in supervising students and a record of mentoring doctoral students.
5. Have an internationally recognized research record.
6. Has published in top-tier journals.
7. Evidence of collaborative research and publications with leading scholars.
8. Record of editorial positions in leading finance/economics journals.
9. Demonstrated leadership in mentoring and working collaboratively with colleagues.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Applications are invited for faculty positions for the Academic Year starting in September 2021 (Term 211) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University
Contact Information
Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: [Confidential Information]
Telephone: +966 13 860-1273
Fax: +966 13 860-2442

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