Assistant or Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering
The School of Engineering at the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) invites applications for faculty position at the level of Assistant and Associate Professor with a breadth and width of experience in Petroleum Engineering. Successful candidates will have demonstrated teaching, learning and research abilities in the related fields of Petroleum Engineering.
ACK is one of Kuwait’s leading academic institutions that offer learning opportunities in the disciplines of Aviation and Business and Engineering studies. ACK is committed to becoming a pioneer in providing analytical and hands-on skills for its students that are current with the labor market needs. ACK focuses on innovative teaching and learning methodologies that in turn reflect on students’ thinking approach towards problem solving and project-based learning in many of the disciplines we offer. Furthermore, ACK advocates the building of a sustainable research and development environment dedicated to contributing to the society and economic development aligned to the New Kuwait 2035 Vision.
When you join ACK you can expect a career nourishing experience where career paths are defined, employee recognition and engagement are utmost and professional development opportunities are specified and executed. For all of these reasons and more ACK is recognized and accredited by the Investors In People organization, which is a mark in high performance in organizational people management.
ACK is dedicated to attracting the highest caliber faculty from across the world to continue offering a multicultural experience for our students, faculty and staff. To this end, ACK seeks experienced faculty members that are keen to be part of this dynamic institution that matches the abovementioned academic rank to join the School of Engineering – Petroleum Engineering Department commencing February 14th, 2021. At this stage, priority will be given to candidates with specialty in production engineering, well stimulation, completion & workover, and surface facilities; however, other candidates with expertise in other fields of Petroleum Engineering are encouraged to apply. Screening of applications will begin on November 8th, 2020 and will continue until all the positions are filled.
Preference will be given to the candidates who will combine excellence in teaching with a demonstrated capacity to conduct interdisciplinary research that will expand and complement our current research program.
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
- Applicant must have a Bachelor, Master (if any) and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering or related fields preferably with working experience in university or industry ;
- Excellent in teaching and curriculum development experience
- Industry exposure through research, consultancy, or professional activities;
- Scholarly publications in international specialized journals;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English Language; and
- The ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
You are kindly requested to attach the following documents along with your application:
- A cover letter summarizing teaching and research experience;
- A copy of an updated CV, including nationality, date of birth (for visa purposes); and
- The names of three referees, one of which should be an academic supervisor (if possible);
Please send all the documents to Email:
More about ACK: Programs at ACK lead to diploma and bachelor degrees in a number of engineering, aviation, and business disciplines. The language of instruction is English. ACK programs are delivered in cooperation with internationally recognized universities and are accredited both locally and internationally.
ACK has a strategic partnership with Central Queensland University (CQU) Australia. Additionally, all the programs offered by the School of Business are accredited by the American Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The engineering programs are accredited by Engineers Australia whereas our Aviation programs are accredited by EASA as an international body and many other local Aviation regulators. Furthermore, our English Language Department is accredited by EAQUALS for its commitment to excellence in English language education. ACK is also an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization and is a member of the Association of Arab Universities (AArU). More information about ACK can be obtained from the webpage: http://www.ack.edu.kw//.