Industrial/Mechanical Engineering faculty positions

Company Description:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.


Job Description:

The School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo has openings for two faculty positions in Industrial Engineering within its Mechanical Engineering Department at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

As part of their teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching and research in the undergraduate professional major and graduate studies. In addition, the successful candidate(s) will be encouraged to develop and/or teach course(s) in their area of expertise. The School is home to programs in Natural Sciences and Engineering. The School is also home to graduate engineering programs and interdisciplinary programs in Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sustainability, and Environmental Engineering. Five centers are housed in the School. In addition, the School and University are embarking on initiatives that focus on industrial and community engagement.

The successful candidate for any of these positions is expected to be active or capable of developing research and provide services in his/her field of specialization.

Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate/graduate courses in one or more areas of:

  • Operations Research
  • Quality Control and Reliability Engineering
  • Production and Inventory Control
  • Project Management
  • Engineering Economy
  • Facility Planning

Requirements:

For all positions, the candidate should have an earned doctorate, be proficient in English and have a demonstrated track-record of practice, teaching and/or research and/or potential thereof. A solid record of professional practical experience and established record in attracting funded research and scholarship is highly desirable. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about their profession and undergraduate and graduate education with classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience, and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training students with passion and enthusiasm. Translational experience beyond the didactic is highly desirable, as are demonstrable evidence of interdisciplinary interests and collaboration.


Additional Information:

Deadline of application is open until filled, however review of applications will start immediately. The appointment will ideally start Fall 2017.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

a) an updated CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC personnel Information Form (PIF); and d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background.

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