Faculty Openings in Computer Science and Information Systems American University of Kuwait Kuwait

American University of Kuwait
Faculty Openings AY2018-2019





Information Systems (Position Code No. 17-801- CJV12): Rank Assistant Professor or higher; only Ph.D. in Information Systems applications will be considered for this position. Applications from recent graduates in the IS field are strongly encouraged. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses, such as: Systems Analysis and Design, Software Project Management, Software Engineering and Business Process Management. A commitment to enhancing undergraduate research opportunities for students is desirable.  Faculty duties include: Teaching, research, student advising, and service to the Department, College and University. The Information Systems program taught at AUK is CIS NOT MIS. Knowledge of ABET program accreditation and curriculum development as well as assessment is preferred.  


The American University of Kuwait (AUK) isa private university in Kuwait organized on the U.S. model of undergraduate liberal arts education. The medium of instruction is English. The University is accredited by the Council for Private Universities of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education. AUK also has a Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.  AUK admitted its first students in September 2004 and currently has approximately 2,500 students and over 120 UG faculty members. 


The University is seeking qualified faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.  American education, teaching experience, and scholarly activities are preferred. Strong communication skills, cultural sensitivity, teamwork, and effective use of classroom media and technology are expected.  Faculty rank will be determined by the candidate’s degree and previous employment history. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate classes to majors and non-majors of diverse cultural backgrounds, conduct research,participate in student advising, honor office hours, and serve on faculty committees.


AUK offers competitive compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as an attractive and comprehensive benefits package. There is no personal income tax, and US citizens may be eligible to take advantage of the IRS foreign tax exclusion.  AUK is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to becoming a model university of the twenty-first century in the region.


Contracts are issued for 3 years and are renewable.


 Application Instructions:

Application packages are to be submitted electronically to faculty@auk.edu.kw (attachments must not exceed 10 MB per e-mail). The package should contain the following:

1) Cover letter, detailing the candidate’s specific interest in AUK, and how the candidate’s past experience provides a suitable basis for performance in the position for which they are applying;
2) A current CV;
3) Statements on teaching goals and philosophy, research and service,
4.) Copies of teaching evaluations if available;

5) The names and addresses, both electronic and postal, of three referees.

6) Two recent publications or two writing samples;

In completing your application, please quote position code number.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. For full consideration, applications should be received prior to January 26, 2018.


Visit the AUK website (www.auk.edu.kw) to learn about the degree programs, university facilities, and campus life.

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