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OPENINGS FOR TENURE TRACK FACULTY

Kuwait College of Science and Technology


Location:
Kuwait, Al Jahra 13133
Date:
11/08/2017
2017-11-082017-12-08
Job Type:
Contract
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming/Systems
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Signal Processing
Kuwait College of Science and Technology
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Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST) invites applications from highly- qualified and motivated candidates for tenure track positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor in the Departments: a) Electronics and Communication Engineering, b) Computer Science & Computer Engineering and c) Mathematics. The initial appointment will start from August 1, 2018. The successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, student support, research and graduate student supervision.

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in a reputed international institution in relevant disciplines and must show proven experience, corresponding to the level of the position, in teaching and research. The candidates should possess strong communication and problem solving skills, willing to pursue high-quality and multi-disciplinary research in their area of specialization, must have published research articles in top-tier journals/conferences (preferably in IEEE, ACM) and ability to attract research funding from external agencies. Higher preference will be given to candidates with emphasis in the following areas:

1.    Electronics and Communications Engineering:

Integrated Analog Microelectronic Circuits & Systems,Integrated Digital Circuits & Systems/VLSI, Analog & Digital Communications, Control Systems, Electromagnetic Fields/Waves & Theory, Data Communications & Network Protocols, Digital Signal Processing, Power Electronics & Power Grids, Wireless & Networked Embedded Systems.

2.    Computer Engineering and Computer Science:

Theoretical Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics, Theory of Computation & Formal Methods, Languages & Compilers, Operating Systems & Distributed Systems, Databases & Information Systems, Mobile Ubiquitous & Pervasive Computing, Embedded systems, Computer Networks & Protocols, Artificial Intelligence.

3.    Mathematics:

Engineering Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Numerical Computation Methods, Operations Research.

KCST is a Private University in Kuwait established in 2015 with three Departments in Electronics & Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science.

KCST offers internationally competitive salaries, health insurance, children’s educational allowances (maximum 2), initial settling allowance and annual leave with family air tickets for a maximum of 2 children.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents preferably in  a single ZIP file: (i) letter of application, (ii) updated curriculum vitae, (iii) statement of research (2 pages maximum), (iv) philosophy of teaching (1 page maximum), (v) list of three professional references with contact information, (vi) copy of their Bachelor and Ph.D. degrees and (vii) three recent journal publications (full paper) for which the candidate should elaborate on his/her role in each publication. Applications should be sent to faculty.jobs@kcst.edu.kw  on or before January 31, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the positions are filled. All the queries related to the advertised position should be addressed to faculty.jobs@kcst.edu.kw. Information about the University and Job Openings can be found at http://www.kcst.edu.kw/