Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dubai (Emirate)
Jan 31, 2017
Institution Type

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering to begin teaching in Fall 2017.  The vacancy is in the area of Thermal and Fluid Systems.

The successful candidate for the position will have:

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field from a US-accredited institution at the time of appointment
  • A track record of teaching and research in the broad areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and energy systems
  • Demonstrated familiarity with relevant computer software and physical lab procedures
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills

The School of Engineering at AUD offers ABET-accredited undergraduate programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering, and a Master’s program in Construction Management. Our curricula are supported by state-of-the-art labs and facilities, a diverse group of faculty with outstanding expertise, and solid links with the professional community. With local and international accreditations in place and through a broad education grounded in cultural diversity and technical excellence, our graduates continue to be highly sought at the regional and global levels.
The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children's tuition, and other components.
The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled. 
Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to

  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references

Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:
Faculty Recruitment
The American University in Dubai
P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.
No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.