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Mechanical Engineering(108962)

American University in Cairo, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Job Title: Mechanical Engineering(108962)
Job Location: Cairo
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-04-01
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Mechanical Engineering(108962)
American University in Cairo

Company Description:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking one faculty member for a fixed term appointment beginning Fall 2019.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake academic duties that include teaching and research in the field of Industrial Engineering and serving on different departmental, school and university committees. He/she is expected to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in the areas Engineering Operations Research, Production and Inventory Control, Work Analysis and Design, Systems Simulation, Manufacturing System Automation, Facilities Planning, Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis, Maintenance Management Systems, and Decision Support in Engineering Systems.

She/he is expected to conduct research and attract research grants in her/his field of specialty and supervise graduate research in Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Systems Modeling and Optimization, Production Systems Design, and Integrated Supply Chains.

Although candidates at the assistant/associate professor levels are preferred, exceptionally well qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of full professor.

Job Requirements


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering. He/she should have a demonstrated track record of teaching and research in the areas of Industrial Engineering. A solid record of professional practical experience and established record in attracting funded research and scholarship is highly desirable. A professional Engineer (PE) status in North America or equivalent is preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Additional Information:

The application review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online:
(a) a current CV including full publications list; (b) a letter of interest; (c) a statement of teaching philosophy; (d) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (e) a copy of recently published articles or manuscripts in progress; (f) Please ask at least three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters directly to

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