Muscat University, Sultanate of Oman, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic to implement and lead a set of three new degree programme within a completely new university, commencing operation in 2017 with strong support from private and Government sources in this fascinating and fast-growing country. The Faculty of Business and Management comprises of the BSc Accounting for Management in partnership with Aston University in the UK, and the MSc Finance and Management as well as the MSc Management and Entrepreneurship, both in partnership with Cranfield University in the UK. Graduates from the programmes will receive degrees from both Muscat and Aston/Cranfield, and international accreditation will be sought.
As Programmes Leader you will have full responsibility for completing development of the degree programme, for recruiting and leading a staff team, and for ensuring successful commencement of operations, albeit with a small initial student cohort, in late 2017. You will be experienced in a wide range of learning and teaching approaches, and will be able to demonstrate excellence and innovation in learning, teaching and assessment. You will also work in effective collaboration with academic colleagues in Muscat, Aston and Cranfield to enhance curricula, foster interdisciplinary links, and contribute to the wider strategic, academic and operational leadership of the University.