Faculty Positions in the College of Engineering (CoE) at Alfaisal University- #191117

Riyadh-Saudi Arabia
Academic Year 2018-2019

Alfaisal University is a young and fast growing university located in the capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2008 as a private not-for-profit Institution, where English is the language of instructions. It consists of five colleges: Business, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Sciences.

Riyadh is a modern and attractive city at the political, economic and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries. Because of the large, well-established expatriate community, English is commonly spoken by service providers at retail outlets, hospitals, etc. The climate in Riyadh is very comfortable during the fall and spring semesters and is similar to what you would experience in the southwestern part of the United States. There are numerous, world class education options for the children of Alfaisal faculty and the proximity of Saudi Arabia to other Middle-Eastern, European, and Asian popular travel destinations makes it an ideal location for someone that would like to experience new cultures.

The College of Engineering at Alfaisal University is seeking to fill positions at any academic level (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor) to start in Fall (Sept.) 2018. The successful candidate is expected to make a significant contribution to the college’s educational and research activities and to build a strong, externally funded research program. In particular, candidates who have a proven ability to teach courses in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply:

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
The Mechanical Engineering Department at Alfaisal University is seeking full-time faculty members (Masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering) with a proven experience and specialization in:

  1. Material Engineering and Manufacturing: The faculty member will teach fundamental courses on Material Science and engineering. Also, the applicant should be able to teach Finite Element Methods, Engineering Safety and Risk Analysis, Manufacturing and Workshop, and fundamentals of engineering courses.
  2. Mechanics and Design: The faculty member will teach Vibration and Damping, Instrumentation and Control, Mechanics of Materials, Machine Design, and CAD. Also, the member should able to teach the fundamentals of engineering courses, such as Dynamics, and Statics.

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
The Industrial Engineering Department at Alfaisal University invites applications for a full time position at the Associate or Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, or a closely related field, preferably from an ABET accredited institution. The successful candidate must have a strong research record and have experience of teaching and supervising graduate and undergraduate students. The faculty member is expected to participate in community outreach and provide service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate is expected to bring experience, energy, motivation and leadership to the Department of Industrial Engineering. Specific areas of interest include:
  1. Operations Research and Decision making,
  2. Modelling, Simulation and stochastic Methods and
  3. Logistics and Supply Chain

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
The Electrical Engineering Department at Alfaisal University is seeking a full-time instructor or lecturer. The candidate must be a MSc holder in Electrical Engineering or a relevant science. The successful candidate must have a proven teaching experience, including teaching both courses and labs. Preference is given to those with lab development and setup experience, with added consideration for familiarly with local accreditation procedures.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
The Software Engineering Department at Alfaisal University is seeking a full-time instructor or lecturer. The candidate must be a MSc holder in Software Engineering or a relevant science. The successful candidate must have a proven teaching experience, including teaching both courses and labs. Preference is given to those with lab development and setup experience, with added consideration for familiarly with local accreditation procedures.

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
The Architectural Engineering Department at Alfaisal University is seeking a full-time instructors and faculty members.

  1. Full-Time Faculty Member (ONLY Masters or PhD Holders), should have a proven ability to teach the following courses: Building Service Engineering, Sustainable Buildings, Architectural Design Studios, Drafting and Drawing, Construction Drawings, The Built Environment, and Architectural Engineering Capstone Project. Preference for candidates with strong architectural engineering background, with teaching experience in western institutions. Candidate should also showcase a proven record for regional and international accreditation frameworks and procedures, as well as standard departmental services.

  2. Required Qualifications
    • Masters or Ph.D. in architecture/architectural engineering from a western university.
    Preferred Qualifications
    1. Ability to teach architectural engineering courses; indicated by student work in the teaching portion of the portfolio.
    2. Recognized record of accomplishment in creative activity, scholarship and/or grant funded research in focus area; indicated in CV or portfolio of work.
    3. Professional experiences for those without Ph.D.

  3. Female Full-Time Instructor Position (ONLY Masters Holders), should have a proven ability to teach the following courses: Building Service Engineering, Architectural Design Studios, Drafting and Drawing, and Construction Drawings/Working Drawings. Preference for candidates with strong architectural engineering background, preferably with teaching experience in western institutions.

  4. Required Qualifications
    • Masters in architecture/architectural engineering from Western University.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to help in teaching architectural engineering courses.
  • Recognized record of accomplishment in creative activity; indicated in CV or portfolio of work.
  • Professional experiences (if applicable).
  • Will be able to start the job beginning on the Spring 2018 (January 21st, 2018)
All applicants must submit digital copies of the following:
  1. A full curriculum vitae
  2. A brief statement outlining teaching goals including an outline of a potential elective related to the applicant’s design research/scholarship area
  3. A brief statement outlining a design research or scholarship agenda with evidence in the portfolio (the statements of teaching goals and design research agenda should be combined into a single pdf)
  4. Contact information for three references (mail, telephone, and email)
  5. Architectural Engineering applicants should submit a portfolio containing both
  • Examples of student design work completed in your classes
  • Personal creative activity, scholarship, research, and/or professional work related to area of focus

Applications will be assessed as they are received and the positions will remain open until filled or the search is closed. Qualified candidates (male and female) are encouraged to apply. Currently, male and female students are enrolled in the College of Engineering.

The remuneration package includes an internationally competitive salary, housing allowance, relocation allowance. This is in addition to large number of fringe benefits that include family annual leave; medical/dental/optical/life insurances; and dependent/s schooling. Employment will require successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

Please submit your CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research statement and copies of all university transcripts and diplomas at: https://jobs.alfaisal.edu You may send any inquiries to coe@alfaisal.edu.