Assistant Professor in Accounting

Gulf University for Science and Technology

Job Description

The Department of Accounting and MIS in the College of Business Administration at GUST invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Accounting or any related field to start in Fall 2022. The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. degree in accounting with an active research record in and has teaching experience and specialization in auditing, forensic accounting and financial reporting/taxation. The State of Kuwait does not recognize degrees from online universities.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate who should possess excellent communication skills in English must be ambitious, self-motivated, hard-working, with the ability to work both individually and as part of a multidisciplinary team where scientific creativity is essential. The applicant must have completed a PhD in accounting or any related field from a reputable North American (U.S. or Canada) or European university with at least three years of teaching experience after the doctoral degree. Successful candidates should have published good quality research papers and are expected to publish high-quality research in leading peer-reviewed journals and work in close collaboration with the research centers of the Graduate and Research office at GUST.

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) was established in 2002 as Kuwait's first private American-model liberal arts university and affiliated with the University of Missouri Saint Louis (UMSL). GUST currently offers several programs in Arts and Sciences and Business, including an MBA degree. 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 College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB and committed to achieving excellence in teaching, impactful research, and collaborative relationships with local and regional communities, all in an active learning environment that promotes leadership, ethics, practical skills, and entrepreneurial spirit. .

Campus: The Mishref campus expresses GUST’s vision of higher education in Kuwait and provides the most up-to-date facilities and environment for active learning. GUST campus gives a strong and positive impression in terms of design, functionality, and accessibility.

The State of Kuwait is in western Asia in the Middle East situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusiveness

GUST is committed to thrive an environment of cultural diversity with faculty and staff members originating from a mixture of different cultural backgrounds, personal and professional experiences, and various traits which enrich the workplace. Cultural inclusiveness and employment equity are profoundly embedded in GUST’s mission.

GUST offers generous salary packages which includes several benefits, including housing and transportation allowances, educational allowances for children under the age of 18, private medical insurance as well as annual airfare return home tickets for self and dependents besides an end of service indemnity. The state of Kuwait is an income-tax-free country.

Appointments will be contractual, open-ended, and renewed upon positive annual performance evaluations in teaching, research, and service.

Interested applicants are invited to visit our employment portal (https://apj.gust.edu.kw/talent) to fill out an online form and submit their curriculum vitae, copies of their degrees, a research statement highlighting past and current research experience along with the contacts of at least two references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Note that this position is NOT located in the United States, and thus, the selected applicant should be willing to relocate to Kuwait.

Application Information

For more inquiries, please email the human resources department: hr@gust.edu.kw