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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering
American University of the Middle East (AUM)

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2020
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University American University of the Middle East (AUM)
Al Kuwait, Al Ahmadi, Kuwait
Department College of Engineering and Technology
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Fall 2020 - 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

About AUM:
Founded in 2008, in affiliation with Purdue University in the US, the American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a leading higher education institution and the biggest private University in Kuwait offering bachelor degree programs in Business, Engineering and Technology as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).

AUM strives continuously since its founding to meet the highest academic international standards. From humble beginnings with only hundreds of enrolled students in the first few years, the number of total enrollments is significantly increasing each year, reaching in the recent fall semester more than 10,000.
AUM aims to create a solid learning environment that facilitates the development of committed, ethical and professional young leaders through its various programs that are being delivered by widely experienced faculty members coming from different educational and cultural backgrounds.

Due to our continued growth and success, we are looking to recruit additional faculty members holding PhD degree in the major of Mechanical Engineering to begin teaching in the next academic year – Fall 2020/2021.


  • A Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from an internationally accredited university is required.
  • Applicants are expected to have an appropriate number of publications in leading scholarly journals.
  • Preferred qualifications are teaching experience, as well as industrial experience.
  • The ability to work in a diverse, interdisciplinary and fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Applicants must have demonstrable skills in oral and written English.
  • In addition, they must exhibit dedication to undergraduate education, enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom, and an ability to work in teams in a collegial environment.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should provide the below information to and indicate the position applied to in the subject line:

  • Availability Date
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    For further information, kindly visit our careers page at .

  • Becoming Family Member of AUM:
    AUM prides itself in its human capital and attracts the best faculty members from across the globe. With faculty members and staff coming from more than 70 countries, AUM’s close-knit learning and teaching environment celebrates diversity, innovation and dynamism. A career at AUM is an opportunity to work with accomplished academic and professional colleagues, offering highly competitive research grants and remuneration packages, and an opportunity for career and intellectual growth.
    Joining AUM means you will focus on shaping future leaders who can guide industries towards new grounds in innovation and technology.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Nino Nutsubidze
    Human Resources
    American University of the Middle East (AUM)
    Al Kuwait, Al Ahmadi 15453


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