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Associate Dean - School of Engineering

American International University, Kuwait
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 24, 2021

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Administrative, Deans
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Associate Dean – School of Engineering

American International University - Kuwait City


American International University (AIU) – Kuwait is a newly established University, with the first engineering student cohort admitted to University in Fall 2020. AIU offers an American style education, degrees, and majors to educate and serve 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.


    For more information about AIU visit: 


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