The Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position in Petroleum Engineering to begin Fall 2020. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in drilling, well logging and production. The applicant must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, research and service. The successful candidate will be expected to be active in research in his/her fields of interests, incorporate high-impact educational practices in his/her teaching, advise undergraduate students, and provide service to the department, university, and community.
The successful candidate is expected to teach the following courses: Drilling Engineering, Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties, well logging, Natural Gas, and Petroleum Production Engineering (Well Performance). Additionally, the candidate should be capable of teaching introductory level courses and supervise senior design projects. All classes and other campus activities are conducted only in English.
Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a brief description of teaching philosophy and courses taught, a research statement, transcripts, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references.
· Teaching petroleum engineering courses
· Participation in departmental, school, and university committees and activities
· Advising and mentoring students
· Participation in outreach activities, such as continuing education workshops, conferences and seminars
· Involvement in research activities both inside and outside the department
· Ph. D. in Petroleum Engineering from an accredited institution of higher education
· University teaching experience
· Effective oral and written English communication skills
· Commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of high-impact educational practices, and scholarly activities
· Interest and experience in working effectively with a diverse student population
· Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from different of disciplines