Lecturer With CFA Qualifications at the Faculty of Business and Management

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Full-Time / Part-time Lecturer(s)s With CFA Qualifications at the Faculty of Business and Management

Job Description:

Muscat University is looking to grow its Faculty of Business & Management through the appointment of Full-Time / Part-time Lecturer(s)with CFA Qualifications to deliver on its newly launched MSc Finance, Financial Analysis, Management Studies. The candidate should be able to teach a range of CFA (Level 1, 2 and 3) modules namely:  Equity Investments and Valuation Corporate Issuers, Fixed income, Derivatives, Portfolio Management, Quantitative Methods in Finance, Financial Reporting and Analysis and Alternative Investments. With an ethos of providing an exceptional student experience, the post holder will work with the Faculty Director and to ensure efficient and effective delivery of modules. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum management and enhancement activities comply with the CFA Institute qualification standards and curriculum as well as standards of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).

For an appointment to this post, a CFA qualification is required. Having Higher Education (HE) teaching experience is desirable. Experience in the Omani and GCC HE environments would be an advantage, as would strong links to industry, and experience of an international context.

The overall economic landscape in The Sultanate of Oman has been constantly improving over the years as a result of progressive governmental plans, policies and strong regulations. Human capital and research are key pillars underpinning these efforts in the national level and Muscat University is well-placed to play an important role as a facilitator through its vision of being a beacon of excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship, delivering high-quality teaching, facilitating learning and conducting rigorous research that is relevant to the social and economic priorities of Oman.

We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity and expect joining faculty to display and apply the same principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver a high-quality CFA content teaching experience on the Muscat University Masters in Finance, Financial Analysis and Management Studies programmes.
  • Construct, plan and assess student assignments.
  • Liaise with the Faculty Director on all student matters including timetabling, and academic and technical support.
  • Participate in University meetings and events including Board of Examiners, Programme Reviews, Planning and Monitoring Committees and Staff/Student Liaison.
  • Maintain flexible working patterns which may include some evening and weekend work in support of Programme/Faculty/University business.

 

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential:

  • CFA qualification

Desirable:

  • HE teaching & research experience

Skills and Aptitudes:

  • Ability to communicate with clarity on complex & conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge & understanding, and to peers, using high-level skills & a range of media.
  • Ability to think critically and promote innovation and creativity.
  • Demonstrates competencies, core behaviour and supplementary behaviour that support and promote the University’s core values.
  • Committed to ensuring a high-quality student experience.

Experience:

Essential:

  • CFA qualification.

Desirable:

  • Strong links to industry and experience in an international context.
  • Academic accreditation or quality assurance experiences.
  • Strong track record in research and scholarly activities.

 

 

Job Features

HoursFull time. Hours as necessary for the role.
LocationMuscat, Oman (some local travel may be required)
Terms and ConditionsThe appointment will be made at the appropriate level, according to the appointee’s qualifications and experience. A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered in accordance with Sultanate of Oman Labour Law.

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