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Associate Dean - School of Engineering
American International University, Kuwait

Date Posted May 25, 2021
Title Associate Dean - School of Engineering
University American International University, Kuwait
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Department School of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Senior Administration
    Administration - Academic Unit

Associate Dean – School of Engineering
American International University – Kuwait City

merican International University (AIU) – Kuwait is a newly established University; the first engineering student cohort will be admitted to University in Fall 2020. AIU will be offering American style education, degrees, and majors to educate and serves the people of Kuwait as well as international students. The University provides high quality, relevant, and varied educational programs and opportunities for the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. The University values its role as an educational leader that promotes individual development and improves the overall quality of life in a diverse community. It offers academic and professional programs, which lead to degrees from the associate through baccalaureate and masters.

The school of engineering will be offering degrees in civil engineering, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering. More programs at undergraduate and graduate levels may be offered in the future.

The Associate Dean of the Engineering School, in conjunction with the Dean of Engineering, is responsible for supervising all aspects of the school, including the following:
Full time and adjunct faculty
All degree programs within the school
Course Scheduling
Curriculum Development
Course and Degree Program Assessment
Website maintenance for the School
Searches for new and replacement positions
Budget for the School
Promotion of Research and Scholarship
Maintaining the Engineering Advisory Committee for the school
Have experience with the American institutional accreditation system and process as well as specialized accreditation systems such as ABET

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of School of Engineering and is expected to jointly lead the program. AIU is a developing university with very dynamic features, it is expected that the associate department chair will take part in the university development.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in a relevant academic field from a reputable university;
Minimum of six years of teaching and research at a higher education institute;
Current academic rank of Professor/Associate Professor
Demonstrated record of collaborative decision-making;
Have experience in a multicultural and multi-linguistic environment
Demonstrated experience with budget management;
An entrepreneurial spirit.

About American International University:
AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait with the first student cohort admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. Through its educational programs, the College serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU’s offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture, and Design, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.
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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    School of Engineering
    American International University, Kuwait
    Saad Al Abdullah - East of Naseem
    Block 3
    Kuwait City


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