Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

Job Role

Faculty must serve as the program subject matter experts and assist the Chair/Coordinator on the ongoing operation of the academic program; ensure accredited curriculum is implemented in accordance with the academic standards of the university and in line with the requirements of the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs.   Faculty members are expected to teach a full course load as per Teaching Load Policy which includes procedure for teaching load reduction for research and/or community outreach. Furthermore, Faculty members are required to participate actively to Departmental or University committees. 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop, deliver, review and update media businesses/enterprise and creative industries undergraduate courses.
  • Participate in subject group meetings, and attend meetings
  • Engage in commercial, media, outreach, research, and innovation activities
  • Promote the University’s Entrepreneurship Business Incubator Program and foster university-industry collaborations with relevant industries.
  • Work as an academic student advisor, invigilate exams, represent CUD at various student recruitment events, and conduct other academic administrative responsibilities.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Engage with theoretical and practical constructs in Entrepreneurship, or Small Business in diverse industry contexts (ideally, creative industries).
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, and/or Business in the Creative Industries
  • Professional business start-up experience or employment in the creative industries.


  • MSc or PhD degree in Entrepreneurship or a related area to Creative Industries
  • Current membership of a relevant professional body is preferred
  • Degree from an internationally reputable University is preferred
  • Canadian Affiliation and Work Experience is preferred

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV and statement of interest by email to the following email address: careers@cud.ac.ae

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable replacement is found. 

We look forward to receiving your applications!

About the Institution

Founded on a vision to pursue academic excellence and to leverage a diverse North American and European learning culture, Canadian University Dubai provides rich opportunities in education, research and professional development.  Join our enthusiastic Faculty and Staff who deliver leading edge curriculum, tailored for a unique Canadian education experience.   All of our programs are fully accredited in Canada and the UAE, opening doors and opportunities for our students to pursue their goals in Canada and abroad.  You can do all of this, and be part of the exciting challenge, from our new campus in City Walk, where art, imagination and design meet, in the heart of Dubai’s newest boutique community. Canadian University Dubai offers full, expatriate assignments, with competitive total rewards. Canadian University Dubai strives to provide employees, students, and visitors with a diverse, safe, professional and ethical work environment, free of harassment.   At Canadian University Dubai, we foster a culture of inclusion and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those of determination and those that are traditionally underrepresented in employment.