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Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Economics

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) is Kuwait's first private, American-model university. GUST currently offers programs in Arts and Sciences, and Business-including an MBA. GUST is internationally accredited by various bodies including ABET/CAC (Computer Science), ACA (Mass Communication), AACSB (Business), NOSS (Foundation Program Unit) and CEA (Foundation Program in English).

The Department of Economics and Finance in the College of Business Administration (CBA) at GUST invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Economics for an open-rank position to start Fall 2020. The ideal candidate should have teaching experience in at least two of the following courses:  Principles of Microeconomics & Macroeconomics, International Finance, Money, Banking & Monetary, and Business Statistics. Preference will be given to graduates with a PhD with specialization in economics and excellent research record in Economics and Finance. Preference will be given to applicants with work experience at North American and AACSB accredited universities.

Qualified candidates are expected to:
  1. Have completed all the requirements for their doctorate from a reputable international University at the time of appointment.
  2. Maintain an increasingly significant professional and/or scholarly practice.
  3. Have at least three years of teaching experience at the University level
  4. Have at least published three good quality publications
The University is committed to lively teaching, integrating educational technology, and to active research and other forms of scholarship. Candidates must have completed, at the time of appointment, all requirements for their doctorate in the advertised fields.

GUST offers generous salaries and an excellent benefits package including a housing and transportation allowances, educational allowances for dependents, private medical and dental plan, as well as annual airfare return tickets home. Kuwait is also an income-tax-free country. Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page at www.gust.edu.kw/vacancies and fill out the online form and upload supporting documents including a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications begins in November and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applications must be received by January 15, 2020.