Management (Position Code No. 20-1701-AUKWEB 09)

Competitive Salary
Dec 20, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

American University of Kuwait
Faculty Openings

The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is a private university in Kuwait organized on the U.S. model of undergraduate liberal arts education. The medium of instruction is English. The University is accredited by the Council for Private Universities of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education. AUK also has a Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.  AUK admitted its first students in September 2004 and currently has approximately 2,500 students and over 120 UG faculty members. 


The College of Business and Economics is seeking to fill a position in management at the rank of an assistant professor or higher. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Management from a reputable university with an accredited business program are required to apply. A good teaching record and evidence of research accomplishments including publications in peer-reviewed journals are desirable. Applicants should ideally have relevant experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses within the context of a liberal arts education. The positions require energetic and enthusiastic individuals who will assist the College in achieving its mission and vision by engaging students in holistic development. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate simulation usage and a history of high-quality teaching outcomes with regard to course delivery, student learning, grading discipline, and student perception and engagement. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses that include: business capstone, change management, principles of management, organizational behavior, and production and operations management. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, research, student advising, service to the Department, College, University, and honoring office hours. Individuals who consider themselves as role models in scholarship together with an ability to advance teaching and learning through technology are encouraged to apply.  

The University is seeking qualified faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.  American education, teaching experience, and scholarly activities are preferred. Strong communication skills, cultural sensitivity, teamwork, and effective use of classroom media and technology are expected. Faculty rank will be determined by the candidate’s degree and previous employment history. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate classes to majors and non-majors of diverse cultural backgrounds, conduct research, participate in student advising, honor office hours, and serve on faculty committees.

AUK offers competitive compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience, as well as an attractive and comprehensive benefits package. There is no personal income tax, and US citizens may be eligible to take advantage of the IRS foreign tax exclusion.  AUK is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to becoming a model university of the twenty-first century in the region.

Contracts are issued for 3 years and are renewable.

Application Instructions:
Application packages are to be submitted electronically to (attachments must not exceed 10 MB per email). The package should contain:

1) Cover letter detailing the candidate’s specific interest in AUK, and how the candidate’s past experiences provide a suitable basis for performance in the position for which s/he is applying.
2) A current CV
3) Statements on teaching goals and philosophy, research and service.
4) Copies of teaching evaluations if available and letters of reference.
5) The names and addresses, both electronic and postal, of three referees.
6) Two recent publications or two writing samples.

In completing your application please quote the position code number.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.


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