President – Gulf University for Science & Technology,
Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST) was
established in 1997 to provide modern university education in
Kuwait, equal in quality to other prestigious universities abroad
and to serve the ever-increasing educational demands of the local
society and the Gulf region. A private university, GUST’s mission
is to prepare generations of young leaders and professionals for
the demands of a new global technological era.
With a current enrolment of 3,500 undergraduate and
post-graduate students, today GUST is developing into a world-class
institution committed to academic excellence, offering graduate and
undergraduate programmes in Arts and Sciences and Business
Administration, with construction underway on an exciting new
College of Engineering.
GUST is now seeking to appoint to the role of President. The
President is the Chief Executive Officer of the University
reporting to the Board of Trustees and will work with a wide range
of internal and external constituencies to provide overall
leadership and direction for the University. This key leadership
position will have responsibility for developing the scope, quality
and productivity of all GUST’s academic programmes and will ensure
that the University is achieving its expected results and that they
are consistent and in alignment with other strategic goals.
The ideal candidate for this role will have prior senior
leadership experience, gained in an internationally recognised
higher education institution and will be a Full Professor, with
teaching experience in one of the disciplines at the University.
He/she will demonstrate a track record of inspirational
leadership, backed by strong academic credentials.
For further information on the role, including a candidate
briefing document, or for a confidential discussion about the
position and details of how to apply please visit