Full-Time Faculty, Chemical Engineering
American International University – Kuwait City
for the 2021-2022 Academic year
American International University (AIU) is looking for dynamic and engaged full-time faculty for its newly established School of Engineering. We seek individuals who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students, building successful learning environments with students, who collaboratively engage with faculty and mentor students, and who are ambitious about developing new and impactful research within the Kuwait region, particularly in areas aligned to Sustainable Energy and Food Security.
AIU invites applicants for a full-time Faculty (Assistant, Associate) appointment in the Chemical Engineering program. The ideal candidate is an innovative professional who leverages professional trends and technologies to deliver relevant classroom experiences. The successful candidate will be a leader and current, active member of the chemical engineering field. He/she will also be able to utilize and teach basic engineering sciences, materials-related courses, and advanced chemical engineering courses, as well as have experience with standard industry tools. Also, the candidate will possess the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The position carries the expectation for research and school and University service in addition to teaching responsibilities.
Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching related to their specific expertise within the professional Chemical Engineering curriculum, and be able to work within a small program, specialized in personal attention. Also, we expect leadership in undergraduate programs, curriculum development, mentoring, and startups. We welcome candidates who will diversify our curriculum and our faculty with regards to race, gender, and ethnicity.
Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or related field
Practical communication skills in English
University teaching experience
Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Interest and experience working effectively with a diverse university community
Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
Chemical Engineering: 5 years (Required)
Teaching: 5 years (Preferred)
About American International University
AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait whose first student cohort was admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education, including a comprehensive general education curriculum. Through its educational and student services programming, the University serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture, and Design, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.
For more information about AIU visit: www.aiu.edu.kw
How to apply:
To apply for this position, please visit the Job Opportunities section of our webpage and submit your resume and cover letter: https://aiu.edu.kw/careers/jobs