Job ID: 169233

Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor- Computer Engineering

Kuwait College of Science and Technology

  • Oct. 11, 2021
  • Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor- Computer Engineering
  • Computer Engineering Department
  • Kuwait College of Science and Technology
    Doha, Kuwait
  • Jan. 20, 2022
  • Feb. 1, 2022
  • Professor
  • Computer Engineering

Kuwait College of Science and Technology is fully licensed by the nation’s Ministry of Higher Education/Private Universities Council and started its operation in 2016 offering degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electronics and Communications Engineering. In 2020, the student population exceeded 1300, and the first cohort of engineers has graduated. The University has an outstanding high research output among all private universities in Kuwait.
One of the cornerstones of the University’s strategy is Engineering with Leadership, which means that the University aims to produce engineering graduates who are aware and conversant with management theory and techniques. Thus, its current engineering curricula already contain significant portions of economics, management, and entrepreneurship.
The Department of Computer Engineering is a very active and thriving department with over 700 students. The Department is recruiting ambitious academics with a proven track record in teaching and research.

Candidates should have expertise in computer hardware and software fields, including but not limited to computer systems and architecture, embedded systems, hardware design, digital systems, digital signal processing, image processing, communications, robotics, and machine learning.

Successful candidates are expected to have:
Ph.D. and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Engineering from a reputed international accredited University.
Must show proven experience, corresponding to the level of the position, in teaching and research.
Participate actively and contribute meaningfully to workgroup/committee/ project/task assignments and co-operate with the Heads of Department and other teachers in the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programs, methods of teaching, and assessment.
To teach undergraduate classes in a multicultural setting, demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, and contribute to collegial, supportive, and collaborative work environments.
Contribute to student evaluation, counseling, and support operations.
Contribute to testing, assessment design, and administration along with curriculum development.
Ability to adapt to and participate in different cultures and learning environments.
Willing to pursue high-quality research in their area of specialization.
Must have published research articles in top-tier journals and conferences.
Experience in teaching in higher education, preferably within a variety of international settings and/or with Arab learners.
Ability to adapt to and participate in different cultures and learning environments.
Must show proven experience, corresponding to the level of the position in teaching.
Sound experience in developing, implementing, and reviewing academic curricula for English Language courses.
Proficient in computer skills.
Experience in departmental administration is preferred.
Professional attitude towards work and colleagues.
Ability to contribute to an innovative and challenging academic instructional program.
Experience in securing external research funding would be an asset.
Experience in the supervision of students’ projects.
Professional attitude towards work and colleagues.
Experience in teaching in the Middle East and GCC preferably and acute awareness of cross-cultural differences in the worlds of teaching and learning.

KCST offers internationally competitive salaries, health insurance, children’s educational allowances, initial settling allowance, and annual leave with family air tickets subject to entitlement.
For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents, preferably in a single ZIP file:
i. Cover letter,
ii. Curriculum vitae,
iii. Research statement,
iv. Teaching statement,
v. List of three professional references with contact information, and
vi. Three recent publications for which the candidate should elaborate on his/her role in each publication.

Applications should be sent to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries related to the advertised position should be addressed to Please write VACANCY IN CE – Assistant
or Associate 0r Full Professor in the subject line.

  • KCST is committed to ensuring that fair and effective procedures and processes are implemented and adhered to when selecting and deploying people to meet organizational needs. The University recognizes that recruiting and selecting the right faculty and staff is
    fundamental to its success. Therefore, the recruitment of the employee is carried out in a fair and consistent manner to ensure the selection of the best candidate available for the position according to merit "The Right Person for the Right Job". To this end, recruitment and selection practices at the University are based on the following core principles:
    3.1 KCST aims to maintain the highest of standards in the admission of its staff (academic and non-academic).
    3.2 KCST does not discriminate in employment against any individual on account of gender, race, color, religion, age, nationality, disability, or ethnic origin.
    3.3 KCST applies a declared and transparent system for attracting prominent academic and administrative cadres
    3.4 Ensure that the right and meritorious candidate is hired through a proper recruitment process that follows practices that comply with all applicable employment laws.
    3.5 The University will ensure that the recruitment and selection of staff are conducted in a professional, continuous integration, timely and responsive manner and in compliance with current employment legislation.

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Contact Information

  • Safna Usman
    Kuwait College of Science and Technology
    Block 4, 7th Ring Road, Near KILAW
    Doha, Kuwait 13133
  • (00965) 24972932

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