Lecturer Position in Civil Engineering American University of Sharjah, College of Engineering United Arab Emirates



CEN > Lecturer Position in Civil Engineering


Application deadline:
March 23, 2018

The Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for a full-time lecturer position commencing in the Fall Semester 2018. The applicant is required to have a BS and PhD degree in civil engineering or construction management, show evidence of a significant teaching portfolio (breadth of civil courses taught and experience at a North American university are highly desirable), and demonstrate expertise in academic/career advising. The candidate is expected to devote 50-70% effort towards teaching (equivalent to teaching two to three courses per semester), 20-30% for advising of all civil engineering undergraduate majors, and 10-20% for other services, to include student recruitment and engagement activities. The greatest teaching need at present is in construction management.

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 2018. Review of candidates will begin on December 1, 2017, and 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 Department of Civil Engineering currently has 20 full-time faculty positions, a professor of practice, three lab instructors and one assistant, an administrative assistant, approximately 560 undergraduate (BSCE) students and 40 master’s students. Faculty members and students are from very diverse backgrounds and nationalities; more than 90 nationalities are present on campus.

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 is accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/.

AUS is located in the Emirate of Sharjah (one of the seven emirates within the United Arab Emirates) adjacent to Dubai. The UAE is a highly diversified, technologically advanced and secure country with an excellent reputation for tourism, business, and engineering. The university, founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, and is a private, not-for profit, co-educational institution with a healthy mix between teaching and research activities. It serves more than 5,600 students. Further information about AUS, the College of Engineering and the Department of Civil Engineering can be obtained from http://www.aus.edu.

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