Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Employment

Full-time EFL / ESL Teaching Positions

The Language Center of AUI is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation. (http://www.cea-accredit.org/)

The Language Center invites applications from qualified candidates for three full-time EFL / ESL teaching positions.

Starting Date: 22 August 2011. 
Contract Term: 1-year, renewable.

Duties: teach up to 20 hours per week, hold office hours, help in the development of the Center, and assist with the University placement and testing activities.

Qualifications: Native-like proficiency in English; MA in TESOL or closely related field; experience in teaching low intermediate- to advanced-level EFL / ESL classes in an academic or professional setting; dedication to excellence, teamwork, and professionalism; experience in testing, evaluation, and IT / CALL.

Competitive Salary plus Benefits.

Application Materials: 
- (a) a letter of application, (b) a curriculum vitae or resume, (c) a statement of teaching philosophy, (d) a list of professional references or three recent letters of recommendation.
- Additional materials, such as samples of research or instructional activity (e.g., articles, portfolios, teaching materials), is a plus.

Contact:                                             
Language Center Director
Al Akhawayn University -- Ifrane, 53000 -- Morocco.
Tel. (+212) 535-862-421 -- Fax (+212) 535-862-440.
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Hiring interviews will be run at the TESOL Job Market Place, JMP, during the upcoming TESOL conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 17 thru 19, 2011.
For more information on the Language Center:

http://www.aui.ma/VPAA/LanguageCentre/index.htm

Accounting

The School of Business Administration at Al Akhawayn University currently has the following vacancy for Fall 2011 pending budget approval:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting - full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Successful applicants will undertake and help coordinate teaching in the field of Accounting, academic advising, university service, and scholarly responsibilities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should be able to teach at the different levels and on various Accounting topics.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements are a PhD in Accounting and/or Certification in Accounting such as CPA, demonstrated teaching excellence, the ability to teach in English and the proven ability to initiate and implement research of international standards. Applicants for the associate professor position should already have a strong record of published research in international respected journals.

Review of applications will start on March 28th, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position please contact the Chair of the search committee Dr. Samir Aguenaou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The University

Founded by Royal Charter, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane is an independent, Moroccan, public, not-for-profit, coeducational university committed to educating future citizen-leaders of Morocco and the world through a globally oriented, English-language, liberal-arts curriculum based on the American system. The University enhances Morocco and engages the world through leading-edge educational and research programs, including continuing and executive education, upholds the highest academic and ethical standards, and promotes equity and social responsibility. It is accredited by the Moroccan Department of Higher Education, governed by a Board of Trustees and enjoys academic, administrative and financial autonomy.

Deeply rooted in Moroccan and North African history and civilization, the University actively promotes the values of global understanding and cooperation, and advances international higher education through its people, programs, partnerships, and civic engagement, with a continuous commitment to excellence.

Al Akhawayn University offers a broad and deep curriculum for approximately 1,700 students, including 200 graduate students. It boasts small class sizes, a faculty of approximately 130 of which 40 percent are international, and a beautiful, modern, and well-equipped 75-hectare residential campus. Undergraduate and graduate majors include program options in the schools of Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, and Science and Engineering.

Al Akhawayn University has strong academic partnerships with dozens of global universities on five continents. The University is an Associate Member of the American Association of International Colleges and Universities, a member of the College Board, the Global Liberal Arts Alliance, and the Council of Independent Colleges, and is seeking U.S. regional accreditation.

The University Strategic Plan 2010-2014 has identified the following seven priorities:
1. Reinforce the American University Model at Al Akhawayn
2. Gain Accreditation and Pursue Quality
3. Develop and Grow
4. Advance the University’s Internationalization
5. Ensure Financial Sustainability
6. Lead in Educational Innovation
7. Develop the University's Human Capital

Al Akhawayn University is located in the city of Ifrane (population 15,000, altitude 1,600 meters) in Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains, approximately 60 kilometers from the historic cities of Fez and Meknès, 3 hours from the Moroccan capital city of Rabat, 4 hours from Casablanca on the Atlantic Coast, and about 6 hours Erfoud on the edge of the Sahara desert. For more information, visit www.aui.ma.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of reference to:
Vice President for Academic Affairs (HRD Search Committee)
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
P.O.Box 104, Ifrane 53000, Morocco
Tel: + (212) 5586 2025 Fax: + (212) 5556 7146
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marketing

The School of Business Administration at Al Akhawayn University currently has the following vacancy for Fall 2011 and possibly Spring 2012 pending budget approval:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing - full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Successful applicants will undertake and help coordinate teaching in the field of marketing, academic advising, university service, and scholarly responsibilities in the marketing program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should be able to teach at the different levels and on various marketing topics. Experience teaching Marketing research using both quantitative and qualitative methods is a definite plus.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements are a PhD in marketing, demonstrated teaching excellence, the ability to teach in English and the proven ability to initiate and implement research of international standards. Applicants for the associate professor position should already have a strong record of published research in international respected journals. Experience teaching Marketing Research is highly desirable.

Review of applications will start on March 28th, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position please contact the Chair of the search committee Dr. Samir Aguenaou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

THE UNIVERSITY:
Founded by Royal Charter, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane is an independent, Moroccan, public, not-for-profit, coeducational university committed to educating future citizen-leaders of Morocco and the world through a globally oriented, English-language, liberal-arts curriculum based on the American system. The University enhances Morocco and engages the world through leading-edge educational and research programs, including continuing and executive education, upholds the highest academic and ethical standards, and promotes equity and social responsibility. It is accredited by the Moroccan Department of Higher Education, governed by a Board of Trustees and enjoys academic, administrative and financial autonomy.

Deeply rooted in Moroccan and North African history and civilization, the University actively promotes the values of global understanding and cooperation, and advances international higher education through its people, programs, partnerships, and civic engagement, with a continuous commitment to excellence.

Al Akhawayn University offers a broad and deep curriculum for approximately 1,700 students, including 200 graduate students. It boasts small class sizes, a faculty of approximately 130 of which 40 percent are international, and a beautiful, modern, and well-equipped 75-hectare residential campus. Undergraduate and graduate majors include program options in the schools of Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, and Science and Engineering.

Al Akhawayn University has strong academic partnerships with dozens of global universities on five continents. The University is an Associate Member of the American Association of International Colleges and Universities, a member of the College Board, the Global Liberal Arts Alliance, and the Council of Independent Colleges, and is seeking U.S. regional accreditation.

The University Strategic Plan 2010-2014
has identified the following seven priorities:
1.        Reinforce the American University Model at Al Akhawayn
2.        Gain Accreditation and Pursue Quality
3.        Develop and Grow
4.        Advance the University’s Internationalization
5.        Ensure Financial Sustainability
6.        Lead in Educational Innovation
7.        Develop the University's Human Capital

Al Akhawayn University is located in the city of Ifrane (population 15,000, altitude 1,600 meters) in Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains, approximately 60 kilometers from the historic cities of Fez and Meknès, 3 hours from the Moroccan capital city of Rabat, 4 hours from Casablanca on the Atlantic Coast, and about 6 hours Erfoud on the edge of the Sahara desert. For more information, visit www.aui.ma.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of reference to:
Vice President for Academic Affairs (HRD Search Committee)
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
P.O.Box 104, Ifrane 53000, Morocco
Tel: + (212) 5586 2025 Fax: + (212) 5556 7146
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Management

The School of Business Administration at Al Akhawayn University currently has the following vacancy for Fall 2011 and possibly Spring 2012 pending budget approval:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Management - full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Successful applicants will undertake and help coordinate teaching in the field of Management, academic advising, university service, and scholarly responsibilities in the Management program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should be able to teach at the different levels and on various Management topics.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements are a PhD in Management, demonstrated teaching excellence, the ability to teach in English and the proven ability to initiate and implement research of international standards. Applicants for an associate professor position should already have a strong record of published research in international respected journals.

Review of applications will start on March 28th, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position please contact the Chair of the search committee Dr. Samir Aguenaou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

THE UNIVERSITY:
Founded by Royal Charter, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane is an independent, Moroccan, public, not-for-profit, coeducational university committed to educating future citizen-leaders of Morocco and the world through a globally oriented, English-language, liberal-arts curriculum based on the American system. The University enhances Morocco and engages the world through leading-edge educational and research programs, including continuing and executive education, upholds the highest academic and ethical standards, and promotes equity and social responsibility. It is accredited by the Moroccan Department of Higher Education, governed by a Board of Trustees and enjoys academic, administrative and financial autonomy.

Deeply rooted in Moroccan and North African history and civilization, the University actively promotes the values of global understanding and cooperation, and advances international higher education through its people, programs, partnerships, and civic engagement, with a continuous commitment to excellence.

Al Akhawayn University offers a broad and deep curriculum for approximately 1,700 students, including 200 graduate students. It boasts small class sizes, a faculty of approximately 130 of which 40 percent are international, and a beautiful, modern, and well-equipped 75-hectare residential campus. Undergraduate and graduate majors include program options in the schools of Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, and Science and Engineering.

Al Akhawayn University has strong academic partnerships with dozens of global universities on five continents. The University is an Associate Member of the American Association of International Colleges and Universities, a member of the College Board, the Global Liberal Arts Alliance, and the Council of Independent Colleges, and is seeking U.S. regional accreditation.

The University Strategic Plan 2010-2014 has identified the following seven priorities:
1. Reinforce the American University Model at Al Akhawayn
2. Gain Accreditation and Pursue Quality
3. Develop and Grow
4. Advance the University’s Internationalization
5. Ensure Financial Sustainability
6. Lead in Educational Innovation
7. Develop the University's Human Capital

Al Akhawayn University is located in the city of Ifrane (population 15,000, altitude 1,600 meters) in Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains, approximately 60 kilometers from the historic cities of Fez and Meknès, 3 hours from the Moroccan capital city of Rabat, 4 hours from Casablanca on the Atlantic Coast, and about 6 hours Erfoud on the edge of the Sahara desert. For more information, visit www.aui.ma.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of reference to:
Vice President for Academic Affairs (HRD Search Committee)
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
P.O.Box 104, Ifrane 53000, Morocco
Tel: + (212) 5586 2025 Fax: + (212) 5556 7146
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The School of Business Administration

School of Business Administration

The School of Business Administration at Al Akhawayn University invites applications for faculty positions in various business fields. The language of instruction is English.
A potential faculty member at the School of Business Administration is generally a Ph.D. holder (or equivalent). Applicants with Master's (or equivalent) with a relevant business experience are also considered. Evidence of abilities to conduct and ensure high teaching with openness on Moroccan business practices is accounted for in the selection process.

Besides teaching, a faculty member at the School of Business Administration has other duties including participation to committees, teaching, student advising, research and development activities:

  1. Teaching: The normal teaching expectation in the school is 3 semester credit courses during Fall and Spring semesters and one course in summer.
  2. Research: Development of a progressive business and economics oriented research in relation with the activities conducted by the School and by the University
  3. Development Of Activities in relation to the Business and Economics projects undertaken at the School of Business Administration.

But teaching is the main activity during the first year of the contract.

All applicants must demonstrate superior teaching ability. Practical experience in their field would be a plus. They would be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses as well as to participate in targeted research projects in the area of their specialization.

To serve up its projects of expansion and development of new programs and collaborative commitment the School of Business Administration invites applications for the following domains, which cover classes for both the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and the Master's of Business Administration (MBA).

  • ACCOUNTING
  • FINANCE
  • MARKETING
  • ECONOMICS
  • INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
  • STATISTICS

Rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary offers are determined based on a standard grid linked to rank, with a number of additional allowances possible. Benefits offered include a housing allowance and inclusion in the comprehensive Moroccan health insurance program.