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Job ID: 118928

American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Jan. 29, 2019
Title Lecturer
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Industrial Engineering
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Industrial Engineering (INE) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position commencing in the Fall Semester 2019. The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in industrial engineering or related degrees, show evidence of a significant teaching portfolio, and demonstrate expertise in academic advising. The candidate is expected to devote 50-75 percent effort towards teaching (equivalent to teaching two to three courses per semester), 25-40 percent for academic advising of all industrial engineering undergraduate majors, and 10-25 percent for other services, to include student recruitment and engagement activities. Experience in the American model of higher education is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should fill out an application form and upload the required documents in a PDF format using the following link ( The selected candidate is expected to assume duties around mid-August 2019. Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. Notification will be made only to shortlisted candidates who will be selected for initial Skype-based interview.

The successful candidate will join a newly established and growing department with a great ambition to serve the industrial needs of the UAE and the Gulf region. The department currently has more than 270 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students. AUS is located in the Emirate of Sharjah, one of the seven emirates within the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is a highly diversified, technologically advanced and secure country with an excellent reputation for tourism, business and engineering. AUS, founded in 1997, is an independent, not-for profit, co-educational institution, serving some 5,200 students of more than 90 nationalities. Further information about AUS and the department can be obtained from

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