Vacancy for post of professors

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
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THE POST OF PROFESSORS AT THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

Professors :   5 positions
Location:  Thimphu, Bhutan

The Royal Institute of Management (RIM) invites applications for five full-time faculty positions at the position of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor  in the areas of Business and IT, Finance, Organizational Behaviour with Leadership focus, Public Policy and Research. The positions will commence March, 2013.  Applicants are expected to have a PhD in a related field with at least five years of teaching experience at a university level. Applicants should also have an established record of publications. In addition to these five full time positions, RIM also offers opportunities for established professors to teach and/or research at the institute for varying durations according to individual interests.

Successful candidates’ primary responsibilities will involve teaching and training in both regular and demand-driven courses, undertaking related research and supervising student research. Successful candidates will receive a local salary based on qualifications as well as one month of earned leave and 10 days of casual leave per year. There are approximately 25 days of national holidays per year as well. In addition, one month’s basic pay is given every year as Leave Travel Concession (LTC). There is 1% deduction on the gross salary which goes towards providing free medical facilities.

Applicants should electronically submit a letter of application, a CV, copies of any teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (3 pages maximum). Application packages should be emailed to Jit Tshering, Head of Research and Consultancy, at jit_tshering@rim.edu.bt. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted electronically to the above email address. Completed application packages and references must be received by 28th February, 2013.
The Royal Institute of Management was established in 1986 as the apex management institute in Bhutan. It is located in the capital, Thimphu, about 6 km from the city center. The mandate of the institute is to impart, promote and improve professional knowledge and skills in management and public administration in both public as well as private sector in the nation. The vision of the institute is to be premier centre of excellence in management development and policy research in the region and the mission is to develop socially and professionally responsible and proactive leaders and managers with holistic values and competences.

The institute offers three levels of academic programming, including two year Diplomas, one year Post Graduate Diplomas, and 18- month Master’s degrees. More information on RIM and its programs can be found at www.rim.edu.bt.

RIM’s location in Bhutan provides a unique opportunity for teaching and research. Known for its unique Gross National Happiness development strategy, Bhutan is a new democracy with a unique culture and pristine Himalayan environment.