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Full-time Faculty, Chemistry

American International University, Kuwait
Kuwait (KW)
Posted Date
Jun 4, 2023

American International University - Kuwait City

This position accepts single, unaccompanied candidates only

for the 2023-2024 Academic year


American International University (AIU) is looking for dynamic and engaged full-time faculty for its School of Arts & Sciences. We seek individuals who are passionate about teaching, mentoring, and building successful learning environments with students, and who embrace working collaboratively with faculty from across disciplines.


The ideal candidate is an innovative professional who leverages professional trends and technologies to deliver relevant classroom experiences. The successful candidate will be a leader and current, active member of the chemistry field. This individual will be able to teach both basic and advanced chemistry courses, including organic chemistry and physical chemistry. They should also demonstrate hands-on experience with laboratory experiments, safety, and chemical disposal. Knowledge of standard industry tools, including ChemDraw, AMBER, DFTB+, and Quantum Espresso, will be an advantage. The candidate should have experience with various instructional modalities (classroom, hybrid, and online learning) and demonstrated familiarity with relevant instructional technology and learning management systems to effectively facilitate learning and communication with students. The candidate will also possess the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The position carries the expectation for research and school and University service in addition to teaching responsibilities.


Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching related to their specific expertise and be able to work within a small program, emphasizing personal attention to our students. We expect leadership in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, curriculum development, and program assessment. We welcome candidates who will broaden our curriculum and diversify our campus community in regard to race, gender, and ethnicity.



  • Minimum Master's degree in Chemistry or a related field
  • Effective communication skills in English
  • University teaching experience
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
  • Experience with various instructional modalities (classroom, hybrid, and online learning) and demonstrated familiarity with relevant instructional technology and learning management systems
  • Commitment and experience working effectively within a diverse university community
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
  • Experience working with English language learners is a plus
  • Experience with program and course outcomes assessment is highly desirable



  • Teaching Chemistry: 5 years (Required)
  • University Teaching: 5 years (Desired)


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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