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Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern History

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) is Kuwait's first private, American-model university. GUST currently offers programs in Arts and Sciences, and Business-including an MBA. GUST is internationally accredited by various bodies including ABET/CAC (Computer Science), ACA (Mass Communication), AACSB (Business), NOSS (Foundation Program Unit) and CEA (Foundation Program in English).

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at GUST invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Middle East History at the rank of Assistant Professor to start Fall 2020.  Research area is open but preference will be given to applicants with specialization and research in GCC / Kuwait History.  Expertise in teaching various courses in Middle East History is an advantage.

Qualified candidates are expected to:
  1. Have completed all the requirements for their doctorate from a reputable international University at the time of appointment.
  2. Maintain an increasingly significant professional and/or scholarly practice.
  3. Have at least three years of teaching experience at the University level
  4. Have at least published three good quality publications
The University is committed to lively teaching, integrating educational technology, and to active research and other forms of scholarship. Candidates must have completed, at the time of appointment, all requirements for their doctorate in the advertised fields. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Although preference will be given to candidates who qualify for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor those who qualify for appointment at higher ranks are also encouraged to apply.

GUST offers generous salaries and an excellent benefits package including a housing and transportation allowances, educational allowances for dependents, private medical and dental plan, as well as annual airfare return tickets home. Kuwait is also an income-tax-free country. Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page at www.gust.edu.kw/vacancies and fill out the online form and upload supporting documents including a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications begins in December and will continue until the positions are filled.