Heriot-Watt University is a leading research-intensive university specialising in science, technology, engineering, business, languages, textiles and design, with an international reputation for scientific and technological excellence. Building on our experience and the success of our Dubai Campus, we have been selected to establish a campus in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) will be a flagship university campus providing access to high quality UK higher education with a focus on delivering professionally-relevant education and industry-linked research and knowledge exchange. We are now recruiting professional staff to join us at this exciting time as we establish our flagship university campus in Malaysia.
Edinburgh Business School (“EBS”) is the Graduate School of Business at Heriot-Watt University. It is incorporated as a Scottish Charity (Charity No SC026900), with Heriot-Watt University as its sole Member, and governed by a Board of Directors: the Chairman is Sir Bob Reid, formerly CEO of Shell PLC and British Rail.
EBS is best known for its flagship MBA programme, which is one of the most successful in the world. In its annual review of MBAs in each of the last 3 years, the Financial Times has listed the EBS MBA programme as the largest in the world.
The EBS MBA programme was launched on a part time basis at the Heriot Watt campus in Malaysia in January 2013. For more information on Edinburgh Business School, visit limitationswww.ebsglobal.net
Head of Edinburgh Business School (Malaysia)
Candidate must possess at least a Doctorate (PhD) or DBA in related fiels.
Extensive teaching experience in higher education at Masters level in subjects relevant to our courses.
Strong cultural awareness and ability to interpret and embrace diversity.
Ability to effectively influence and engage stakeholders.
Able to operate within Heriot Watt University Malaysia and liaise closely with EBS UK.
Dynamic personality with empathy for the strategy and vision of Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University.
Demonstrates both professional and personal integrity.
Fluent (orally and written) in English with the ability to articulate strategy to a variety of stakeholders.
You should also ensure that in the Application Form, in the Supporting Statement Section, you outline why you are interested in working for us in this specific post and in joining us in the start-up phase.
Forms should be returned to Human Resources no later than 07 June 2013. Applications can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by post to Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Human Resources, Level 2, Menara PjH, No. 2, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Precinct 2, 62100 Putrajaya, Malaysia. For all application and correspondence about your application, please quote ref: HWUM13/13.
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Closing date: 7 June 2013