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School/CompanyAfrica Business School (ABS)
Job TitleAssociate Professor or Assistant Professor in Innovation Management
AddressHay Moulay Rachid
Job categoryAcademic
Career level[not specified]
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Job description

Position: MOHAMMED VI POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (Morocco) is hiring within the Africa Business School Associate Professors or Assistant Professors in Innovation Management (with a focus on digital business transformation)

MOHAMMED VI POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (UM6P) is a non-profit recent university with the ambition to promote world-class education and research, and to contribute to the development of the Southern countries in general, and the African ones in particular.

As part of UM6P, Africa Business School (ABS) addresses the most pressing challenges facing the future of Africa and the world by partnering with industry to translate ideas into practice, and by educating the next generation of culturally-aware and socially-responsible critical thinkers, problem-solvers, skilled entrepreneurs and global leaders.

Job duties and responsibilities: Duties comprise teaching, research, and development studies. Teaching work load varies with research work load. A minimum budget and facilities are provided to undertake research in one or several research topics of the University Research Centers. However, it is supposed that the faculty member has the capability to raise the necessary external funding to support research works.

Profile and skills specifications: The candidate must have a Doctorate or a PhD and show a proven experience in teaching and research. He or she must have proven skills in the field of application, with significant publications in the discipline and enough experience in higher education and research supervising. The candidate must have demonstrated academic innovation capabilities, a collaborative mindset and a desire to work at the borders between academic fields. The ideal’s candidate’s research is applied, balances theoretical concepts and practical applications and combines quantitative and qualitative frameworks. His or her teaching is contextualized and promotes innovative experiential learning practices. The candidate is expected to promote and use digital learning solutions.

Job salary, benefits and housing: They are competitive and conform to international standards.

  • Best in class salaries
  • 30% annual bonus on gross salary.
  • Research budget allowance to professor
  • Best in class :
    • IP sharing policy (33% for professor on the revenues generated by the IP).
    • MOOCs policy (60% for professor)
    • Consulting policy (100% for professor when teaching time is completed)
  • Complete benefits including housing, children tuition fees, life & medical insurance, retirement, maternity leave and sabbatical.

Duty location: In ABS offices at Rabat or at UM6P in Benguerir, near Marrakesh. It is a new structure which is endowed, in addition to modern education equipment, with residential housing for students, sport and leisure facilities.

 Application and selection procedure: Applications are welcome from September 16, 2019 and until positions are filled. Applications must be sent to: in a single electronic zipped folder with the mention « EFDM - ABS Application – Professor » in the mail’s subject. The folder must contain:

1) a cover letter

2) a detailed Curriculum Vitae,

3) a copy of the Doctorate or PhD degree certificate,

4) a statement of your research program, including the full list of publications, and two representative publications

5) a teaching statement including evidences of teaching experience in higher education and teaching evaluations

and for Associate Professor positions:

6) a proof of ability to supervise academic research.

The Africa Business School encourages publication in the premier scholarly journals in both the basic (disciplinary) and applied (management) social sciences. By premier scholarly journals, we mean top-ranked journals with high impact factor (> 1.0) in each specialty field.

Further information

About ABS:

About UM6P:

For further information, please contact:

Expiry date2020/01/31