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Regular or Visiting Faculty (2024) | Mechanical Engineering
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Dec. 8, 2023
Title Regular or Visiting Faculty (2024) | Mechanical Engineering
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Mechanical Engineering Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2024
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (MCE) in the College of Engineering at American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites applications for a regular or visiting faculty positions at the assistant, associate or full professor level commencing in Fall Semester 2024. The successful candidate for the regular position will be expected to establish a high-level, active research program supported by internal and external funding sources. The visiting faculty position is primarily focused on teaching. The visiting position is a one-year renewable contract and the regular position is a three-year renewable contract.

The applicant is required to have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and show evidence of a significant teaching portfolio. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research are expected from the candidates. In addition, experience in the American model of higher education is highly desirable.

Applicants should fill out an application form and upload the required documents (PDF) using the following link.

The required documents are a cover letter and a detailed curriculum vitae (including a teaching statement, a research statement, list of courses that can be taught or were taught, and names of at least three references who would be willing to write letters of recommendation). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Candidates are required to classify their research area in one of the three mechanical engineering fields:

·        thermo-fluids

·        design, materials and manufacturing

·        dynamics and control

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has approximately 230 undergraduates, 25 graduate students, 14 full-time faculty and 4 lab instructors. The department offers BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering. The department is also involved in the offering of multidisciplinary programs such as the BS in Intelligent Systems and Mechatronics Engineering, MS in Mechatronics Engineering.

AUS is located in the Emirate of Sharjah (about 15 km from Dubai). AUS is an independent, not-for-profit, coeducational university, serving more than 5,700 students. Further information can be obtained here.

AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801 USA) since June 2004. The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering offered by the College of Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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