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Instructor of Chemical Engineering
Posted 352 days ago

Instructor for the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Chemical Engineering Program

The Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) invites applications for an instructor position in Chemical Engineering program to begin Fall 2019. Candidates are expected to have a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and service. The application package should have a detailed résumé, a brief description of teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications starts immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to teach the following courses: Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering Laboratory I and Chemical Engineering Laboratory II. Additionally, the instructor should be capable of teaching introductory level courses and familiar with the chemical engineering laboratory equipment. A well-established research record is a plus. 
The Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah offers two four-year Bachelor of Science Degrees, one in Chemical Engineering and the other in Petroleum Engineering. The primary goal of the department is to educate students and produce skilled developers, engineers, and entrepreneurs who are equipped to excel in a competitive market and to launch their own start-ups.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

Teaching laboratories and introductory level courses
Participation in departmental, school, and university committees and activities
Advising and mentoring students 
Participation in outreach activities, such as continuing education workshops
Involvement in research activities within the department   

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution of higher education 
University teaching experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of high-impact educational practices
Interest and experience in working effectively with a diverse student population 
Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
Experience with ABET accreditation requirements

Submission of Application:

Please submit the application materials described online.

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