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



CEN > Lecturer Position in Chemical Engineering


Application deadline:
March 23, 2018

The Department of Chemical Engineering (CHE) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position commencing in the Fall Semester 2018. The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in chemical engineering, show evidence of a significant teaching portfolio, and demonstrate expertise in academic advising. The candidate is expected to devote 50-75% effort towards teaching (equivalent to teaching 2-3 courses per semester), 25-40% for academic advising of all chemical engineering undergraduate majors, and 10-25% for other services, to include student recruitment and engagement activities. Experience in the American model of higher education is highly desirable.

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 currently has 13 full-time faculty positions, 4 lab instructors, an administrative assistant, approximately 475 undergraduate students and 20 master students. Students and faculty represent very diverse backgrounds and nationalities; more than 90 nationalities are present on campus. More information about the department may be found here.

The Department of Chemical Engineering at AUS offers both undergraduate and graduate (Master of Science) programs. 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 degree programs in chemical engineering 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. Founded in 1997, is a private, not-for profit, co-educational institution with a healthy mix between teaching and research activities serving more than 5,600 students.

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