American University of Iraq - Baghdad

Dean, College of Law - Expat

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AUIB is a non-profit, private university that is fully accredited in Iraq by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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Why the American University of Iraq—Baghdad?

Opening its doors in January 2021, the new American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and United States business, industry and government who wanted to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and the flourishing capital of the Muslim world.  With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB's beautiful campus attracts students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world.  We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

Position: Dean, College of Law

Location: American University of Iraq, Baghdad

Job Summary: The American University of Iraq, Baghdad, is seeking a dynamic and experienced academic leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Law. The Dean will be responsible for providing visionary leadership, fostering academic excellence, and advancing the College's mission and goals.

Key Responsibilities:

Academic Leadership:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of innovative and high-quality legal education programs.
  • Promote a culture of research and scholarship among faculty and students.

Strategic Planning and Administration:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the College in alignment with the University’s vision.
  • Manage the College’s budget, resources, and facilities efficiently.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive environment that supports diversity and inclusion.

Faculty Development:

  • Recruit, mentor, and support faculty members in their academic and professional growth.
  • Evaluate faculty performance and encourage continuous improvement in teaching and research.
  • Student Success:
  • Enhance student learning experiences and outcomes.
  • Provide guidance and support for student-led initiatives and organizations.
  • Ensure student access to resources and opportunities for career development.
  • Community Engagement and Collaboration:
  • Build partnerships with legal professionals, government agencies, and other educational institutions.
  • Promote the College’s visibility and influence in legal education at national and international levels.


  • A terminal degree (JD, PhD, or equivalent) in Law..
  • A minimum of 5 years of academic experience
  • A deep understanding of the Anglo-American Law (common law) and European Continental Law (Civil)
  • Preference is for US-educated and trained law professionals
  • A distinguished record of academic and professional achievement in the field of law.
  • Proven experience in academic leadership, preferably in a law school setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster academic excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Application Requirements for Positions at the American University of Iraq—Baghdad

To be considered for any role at the American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB), applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter: This should detail how your skills and experience align with the specific requirements of the position you are applying for.
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Please provide an up-to-date resume or CV.
  3. Identification: A valid national ID or passport is required for the application process.

** Please note that applications missing any of these components will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates:

If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will need to provide additional documentation:

  1. Educational transcripts and certifications must be translated into English.
  2. References: You must provide contact details for three references. These individuals should be those who have either worked with you or supervised your work.

We look forward to receiving your complete applications and appreciate your interest in joining our dynamic team at AUIB.

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Dean, College of Law - Expat
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