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Full-time Faculty/Academic Program Director in Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management (EMDRCM)

Description

The Asian Institute of Management has available open rank faculty positions in the field of Disaster Risk and Crisis Management. The Institute is also looking for an Academic Director for the program. Faculty members report to the Associate Dean of the Institute.

  • Qualifications
  • Responsibilities

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL)

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management, or a closely related discipline, with a publishing track record in International Journals.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GAINED IN AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT (ESSENTIAL)

  • Professional experience in crisis and humanitarian emergency management, disaster risk management at the regional and international settings
  • International or regional exposure to issues, challenges and trends in disaster and climate risk management, humanitarian assistance and emergency, crisis response and management.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience
  • Well-established links with international and regional organizations are an added advantage.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (DESIRABLE)

  • Local or international business school teaching experience (preferably at AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited schools at postgraduate level is desirable)
  • Experience in teaching at the graduate
  • Practices participant-centered learning
  • Familiarity with teaching and developing online courses

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Demonstrable expertise in any of the following disciplines: crisis and emergency management, and humanitarian assistance and response, disaster risk reduction and management, resilient and sustainable development, and climate and disaster resilience.
  • Desirable areas of expertise and specific research interests may include:
    • Humanitarianism and development
    • Humanitarian emergency operations
    • Crisis management
    • Leadership and ethics in crisis and humanitarian situations
    • Disaster response and recovery
    • Project management
    • Non-government and humanitarian organizations
    • Corporate social responsibility
    • Crisis and humanitarian emergency management
    • Disaster risk reduction and management
    • Disaster and climate resilience

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must apply online by submitting their 1) letter of interest and 2) a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, including educational background, work and/or consulting experience, and a list of the applicant’s research publications at http://apply.interfolio.com/113291

For questions on the application processes and requirements, please send an email at officeofthedean@aim.edu.

The faculty is also expected to actively engage in various Program, School, and Institute committees and participate in community service. Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills are also required. Faculty members have the following teaching, research, and citizenship responsibilities:

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Undertake teaching in degree and non-degree programs
  • Play a significant role in the design, development, planning, and review of courses, modules, etc. for degree and non-degree programs
  • Provide general guidance and support to students, and give timely and relevant feedback
  • Mentor students undertaking capstone projects, learning labs, and other projects or activities

Research Responsibilities

  • Aim to be recognized as a thought leader in their chosen field, developing and maintaining an external profile appropriate to the discipline
  • Perform research and scholarly activities and remain current
  • Undertake research and publish in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals

Citizenship Responsibilities

  • Uphold the Institute's values in all activities, both personal and professional
  • Be an active and responsible member of the Institute's collegial body and be willing to accept administrative assignments as the leadership sees appropriate
  • Contribute to the management, administrative processes, and committee responsibilities of the Institute
  • Actively take part in activities of Programs, Schools, and Institute

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Program Director for Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management (EMDRCM) is a faculty member appointed by the Dean to oversee the administrative aspects of a graduate program within a School. The EMDRCM Academic Program Director will report to the Head of Stephen Zuellig School of Development Management.
  • The Academic Program Director’s primary responsibilities are to:
    • ensure the design and delivery of high quality learning opportunities for students on the program, and
    • assist marketing/recruitment/admissions team to attract qualified students to the program.
    • For the said position, having experience as the Chair of a Department is preferred.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must apply online by submitting their 1) letter of interest and 2) a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, including educational background, work and/or consulting experience, and a list of the applicant’s research publications at http://apply.interfolio.com/113291

For questions on the application processes and requirements, please send an email at officeofthedean@aim.edu.

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