Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering American University of Sharjah, College of Engineering United Arab Emirates



CEN > Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering


Application deadline:
March 23, 2018

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at American University of Sharjah invites enthusiastic and dynamic candidates in all areas of mechanical engineering with emphasis on the following research areas:

· dynamics and control applied to aerospace and autonomous systems, cyber-physical systems, or additive manufacturing

· combustion applied to power generation and aviation

· fluid dynamics applied to bioengineering and multiphase applications

Preference is given for the assistant professor rank with a blended theoretical and experimental research background. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or related areas. Duties will include active involvement in research and outreach activities and supervision of graduate students. Teaching duties will cover undergraduate courses, at both introductory and advanced levels, plus graduate courses in the well-established Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program. Teaching experience in an American model of higher education and/or work experience in North American industry are highly desirable.

Interested candidates should fill out an application form and upload the required documents in a PDF format using the following link. Candidates are required to classify their research area in one of the three research areas listed above. Review of applications will begin in November 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2018.

The successful candidate will join an established and growing department with a great ambition to serve the research and development needs of UAE and the Gulf region. The department currently has 20 full-time faculty, 550 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students. The university is aiming at being recognized as the top comprehensive research college in the Arab world and the department will be aspiring to lead that effort. 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. Founded in 1997, AUS is a private, not-for profit, co-educational institution with a healthy mix between teaching and research activities.

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