Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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 Spring 2015. The Department seeks to fill in two vacancies: one in mechanical design and manufacturing, and one in thermo-fluids. The successful candidate for the mechanical design 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 manufacturing technologies and mechanical design. Knowledge of robotics is also desirable Demonstrated familiarity with experimental/lab procedures, CAD/CAM, and manufacturing processes Excellent English written and oral communication skills The successful candidate for the thermo-fluids 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 turbomachinery, internal combustion engines, or aerodynamics Demonstrated familiarity with experimental/lab procedures in the areas of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics Excellent English written and oral communication skills The School of Engineering at AUD offers predominantly undergraduate programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering. 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 facultyrecruitment@aud.edu. Cover letter Updated CV Statement of teaching and research 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, UAE. No telephone calls please. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.