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MODUL University Dubai is the first internationally accredited Austrian university in the Middle East

Founded on the 20th October 1908, the MODUL brand stands for more than 100 years of excellence in education. The renowned MODUL Tourism College, the forerunner of MODUL University, possesses the world’s longest tradition in tourism & hospitality education.

MODUL University is an international and research oriented private university for tourism, international management, sustainable development, new media technology, entrepreneurship, governance and leadership. MODUL University home campus is located in Vienna, Austria and was established by the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2007.

MODUL University is accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria), established by the Austrian government based on the Act on Quality Assurance in Higher Education (HS-QSG).

In 2016, the first international campus of MODUL University was opened in Dubai, UAE. In addition to AQ Austria’s accreditation, it is licensed by the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) of the Emirate of Dubai.

MODUL University Dubai’s mission is to become the leading European centre of excellence and thought leadership in business, hospitality and tourism, and entrepreneurship education in the Middle East.

MODUL University Dubai is an equal opportunity employer. To apply to any of the vacancies below, follow the online application procedures. 

Academic Vacancies

FULL TIME

Assistant Professor in Business Management

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Business Management as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the areas of International Management, Project Management , Managing Talent and Strategic Planning
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)
Benefits

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture. Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply. A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included. Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities. Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research programmes can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae


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Assistant Professor in Public Governance and Sustainable Development

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Sustainable Development, Management and Policy as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the areas of Climate Change Adaptation, Ecological Economics, Sustainable Development with experience in E-Learning, Pedagogy Education
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)
Benefits

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture. Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply. A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included. Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities. Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research programmes can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae


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Assistant Professor in Tourism and Service Management

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Full-time assistant professor in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the area of hospitality/tourism management, Events Operations, Events Management, Event Impact Analysis Tourism & Hospitality Business Analysis
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)
Benefits

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture. Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply. A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included. Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities. Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research programmes can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae


Apply now

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Assistant Professor in Accounting and Finance

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Accounting and Finance as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the areas of Accounting , Financial Management and Investment Planning and Corporate Tax
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)

Apply now

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Assistant Professor in Economics and Finance

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Economics and Finance as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the areas of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Foreign Investment Strategies, International Corporate Finance, Asset Management and Financing New Ventures
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)
Benefits

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture. Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply. A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included. Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities. Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research programmes can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae


Apply now

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PART TIME

Assistant Professor in Public Governance and Sustainable Development

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Sustainable Development, Management and Policy as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the areas of Climate Change Adaptation, Ecological Economics, Sustainable Development with experience in E-Learning, Pedagogy Education
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)
Benefits

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture. Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply. A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included. Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities. Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research programmes can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae


Apply now

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Assistant Professor in Business Management

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Leading an independent research programme in the field of Business Management as well as mentoring and engaging students into the research activities at MODUL University Dubai
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programme levels
  • Supervising bachelor and master thesis
  • Initiating and sustaining collaborative research programmes with other universities, research institutes and industry partners
  • Apply innovative pedagogical methods in the classroom to facilitate learning for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Administrative and academic support
Requirements
  • Completed Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline within relevant specialization (Certificate of equivalency from Ministry of Education in UAE is required)
  • Required teaching capabilities in the areas of International Management, Project Management , Managing Talent and Strategic Planning
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Teaching experience at the international universities in Europe and Middle East
  • Publications in renowned journals
  • Fluency with Learning management System (Moodle)
Benefits

Employment opportunities are equal and we especially encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply and welcome all applications that can contribute to a diverse working culture. Emeritus scholars or younger outstanding professors are welcome to apply. A competitive all-in (tax-free) package is being offered which includes medical insurance and visa support. Relocation expenses are not included. Successful candidates will enjoy interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from different countries and exposure to students from different nationalities. Additional information about MODUL University Vienna and MODUL University Dubai and its current research programmes can be found at www.modul.ac.at and www.modul.ac.ae


Apply now

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Administrative Vacancies

FULL TIME

Corporate Outreach Department

Corporate Outreach Manager

Job Summary & Responsibilities

As Corporate Outreach Manager, you play an instrumental role in developing and strengthening the relationship between MODUL University Dubai Campus (Campus) and its external corporate partners/clients. You will be overseeing the entire corporate outreach activity of the Campus and play a central role in identifying collaboration opportunities while working closely with concerned colleagues at the Campus to ensure customization, modification and smooth and effective delivery of the offering.

Responsibilities – Reporting Line: Head of Sales:

Sales

  • Overall P&L ownership of corporate outreach (all related products) for the Campus in accordance with set budgets and KPI’s;
  • Team management of corporate outreach managers from hiring to day-to-day operational activities of the department;
  • Close coordination with other department heads both in sales and academic on required tools to enhance conversion. In particular close coordination and leading Training Sales Manager to enhance awareness and collaboration – ancillary coverage & cross sell effects;
  • Proactively promote the Campus’s offerings. Taking direct responsibility of sales activity aimed at converting leads generated into enrolled students and in accordance with pre-set targets and deadlines of the Campus;
  • Secure strategic sponsorships and corporate tie-ups aimed at generating more revenue and enhancing job market access to students of the Campus;
  • Utilize the Campus’s existing infrastructure and maximize value through contributing to its effective and professional usage – CRM, databases, social media, phones, emails and other means as provided by the Company including the participation in events/conferences/other marketing activity sponsored by the Campus;

Business Development

  • Take a lead on developing new business opportunities locally and regionally in close collaboration with other outreach managers (training, agents and school);
  • Manage portfolio and maintain relationships with clients to contribute to the Campus’s overall P&L and corporate P&L by selling the Campus’s offering;
  • Formulate business development plans and be responsible for its implementation to support the faculty in achieving its business objectives; Advise senior faculty staff on new business opportunities and trends to ensure up to date offering;
  • Identify, assess, and analyze business requirements and execute strategies to sell programs;
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop and provide blended offering that can be easily updated to stay current with product and process changes;
  • Identify and develop opportunities for further engagement with potential/existing clients and take the lead on negotiations;
  • Business cases preparation and products & services design;

Marketing

  • Working closely with the marketing team and assisting in developing effective marketing strategies (paid search, email campaigns, and social media activities) as per market needs;
  • Stay abreast of current market trends; Act a market expert to understand trends and clients ‘/partners' needs in order to successfully provide opportunities and appropriate offerings; Attend internal and external meetings and gatherings to build awareness and visibility for the Campus's offerings portfolio;
  • In collaboration with marketing department, identify new ways to attract high quality candidates for MODUL‘s programs;
Requirements
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience – Education/T&H background is required
  • Native or advanced language proficiency in English and Arabic
  • Passion for Education Industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (spoken and written)
  • Strong business development, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to develop and implement effective business plans and strategies
  • Ability to work under pressure

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Student Recruitment Department

Student Recruitment Manager (Agents Outreach)

The Opportunity

As Enrollment Manager (Agents Outreach), you play a key role in MODUL‘s University Dubai Campus (the Campus) international recruitment efforts. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with agents, partners and/or individual overseas applicants. You will contribute to the Campus’s alumni, develop relationships and create opportunities to present the Campus abroad and in international exhibitions which may also happen in Dubai.

Responsibilities – Reporting Line: Head of Sales

Sales

  • Overall P&L ownership of agents outreach department (all related products) for the Campus in accordance with set budgets and KPI’s;
  • Team management of sales managers from hiring to day-to-day operational activities of the department;
  • Close coordination with other department heads both in sales and academic on required tools to enhance conversion;
  • Proactively promote the Campus’s entire academic and training offerings;
  • Taking direct responsibility of sales activity aimed at converting leads generated into enrolled students and in accordance with pre-set targets and deadlines of the Campus;
  • Utilize the Campus’s existing infrastructure and maximize value through contributing to its effective and professional usage – Databases, social media, phones, emails and other means as provided by the Company including the participation in events/conferences/other marketing activity sponsored by the Campus
  • Ongoing support to the Sales Department in any planned student activities, including career fairs and other events as required

Agents Outreach

  • Managing relationships with international agents as and when required and in time of slow school activity;
  • Act as key point of contact for all agent inquiries;
  • Develop and manage a portfolio of international, regional and local agents active within the education sector;
  • Proactively and carefully managing the database of agents;
  • Prioritization of the agents and setting penetration strategy;
  • Provision of up to date and relevant information to all key agents;
  • Training of agents and monitoring of their activity;
  • Monitor and attend special events hosted by agents; proactive promoting of Dubai Campus;
  • Monitor the progress of agents’ applications; Develop systems to track applications from each agent and allow easy reporting of applications, offers and registrations;
  • Develop and maintain records on commission payable to agents in accordance with agreements signed;
  • Provide detailed reports on agent performance, including conversion statistics, when required by management;
  • Continuous improvement of working relationships with agents and partners by pro-actively seeking ways to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the applications process;
  • Achieve set student recruitment targets from agents;
  • Achieve set targets for the agent outreach paid programs such as Internships by MODUL, PreparED, etc;

Marketing

  • Working closely with marketing and assisting in the development of effective marketing strategies targeting concerned countries (paid search, email campaigns, and social media activities)
  • Evaluation of international education fairs: cost analysis, feasibility study as well as planning and attending fairs;
  • Assist in marketing material annual production planning to ensure the effective utilization during events/school fairs etc.;

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in sales with proven success of reaching/exceeding targets –Business Development background is required with exposure to Education & Hospitality industry of preference;
  • Native or advanced language proficiency in English and a minimum of 2 other languages;
  • Passion for Education & Hospitality Industry;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (spoken and written);
  • Clear and pleasant telephone manner and confidence speaking on the phone;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure with start-up experience and readiness to go the extra mile;

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