Full-Time Lab Instructor Positions

The Department of Math and Natural Sciences is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time Chemistry Lab Instructor starting August 26th, 2019. The successful candidate will teach general chemistry laboratories and fulfill the following duties:

  • Using pre-established curricula, instructs the students in the assigned laboratory sections (4 laboratory sections/semester)
  • Prepares syllabi, handouts, exams, and quizzes each semester using guidelines provided by the department
  • Prepares and sets-up all materials needed for each lab activity
  • Assists students with the experimental procedures and data collection
  • Assesses student learning prescribed by the department and maintains the grade & attendance records and provides office hours for students
  • Ensures proper laboratory safety protocols are followed
  • Maintains the laboratory equipment, orders laboratory materials/equipment, and keeps the laboratory clean and organized

Qualifications:

Successful candidates should have a M.S. degree in Chemistry or closely related field. Experience with teaching at the college level, excellent teaching record, and knowledge of analytical instrumentation are preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal, professional, and communication skills, ability to interact comfortably with both students and faculty, and familiarity with common word processing and spreadsheet computer applications. The position will remain open until June 1, 2019. Applications are to be submitted by email to faculty@auk.edu.kw with the Department Chair at halsarraf@auk.edu.kw and the Administrative Assistant Ms. Hadeel Abdulhakeem habdulhakeem@auk.edu.kw, in the cc line.

The application should contain the following:

  1. Cover letter, detailing the candidate's teaching experience.
  2. A current CV.
  3. Contact information for three references.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE) is seeking full-time lab instructors for its machines and power systems labs. Successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Laboratory courses offered in the engineering program
  • Compiling and reporting assessment
  • Maintaining records and samples of assessment components for the offered labs
  • Assist students during regularly scheduled open-lab hours
  • Participate in curriculum development, evaluation, revision, and/or selection of course materials, equipment and technology
  • Develop new instructional materials and techniques to meet the learning needs of students
  • Collaborate with the senior lab technician on laboratory maintenance and inventory checks
  • Facilitate the installation and functionalization of new and existing equipment

Minimum qualifications for the position:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, or closely related field
  • Demonstrated ability to teach college-level engineering labs
  • Candidates are expected to apply best teaching practices, and advance the university’s mission of lifelong learning; collaborate with faculty and staff in the spirit of cooperation and for the purpose of advancing innovation and curriculum development; and commit to the on-going activities of the department and college.

Applications are to be submitted as email to faculty@auk.edu.kw with the Department Chair at azaher@auk.edu.kw and the Dean of College of Arts & Sciences ACharara@auk.edu.kw in copy. The position will remain open until filled and is for LOCAL residents only.

The application should contain the followings:

  1. Cover letter, detailing the candidate's teaching experience.
  2. A current CV and,
  3. Contact information for three references.

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