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Visiting Faculty Positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Jan. 2, 2019
Title Visiting Faculty Positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites applications for one-year visiting faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing August 2019. Applicants with strong research potential in all areas of mathematics will be considered.

Candidates are required to have a PhD in mathematics or related areas. Evidence of excellence in teaching at all levels of the curriculum and strong communication skills in English are expected. Experience in North American-style higher education is highly desirable.

For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2019. Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references via

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at AUS offers a Master of Science in Mathematics, an undergraduate degree in mathematics, a minor in applied and computational mathematics and a minor in actuarial mathematics. It provides courses in service to almost every academic program campus-wide. The department currently consists of 28 full time faculty members who are actively engaged in original research in different areas of mathematics and statistics. The teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. More information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be obtained from

Following the approved AUS research strategic plan, the university had recently established a number of research institutes and centers: the Bioscience and Bioengineering Research Institute (BBRI), the Materials Science and Engineering Research Institute (MSERI), the Smart Cities Research Institute (SCRI) and the Gulf Environments Research Institute (GERI), the High-Performance Computing Center (HPCC) and the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC). These institutes and centers have recently commenced the work outlined in the strategic plan, including laboratory renovation, equipment purchasing and installation, research program initiation, PhD program development, outreach activities and more. Further information about the research institutes can be found at Candidates with research record that demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively in the department and within and across the institutes and colleges to conduct research, will be given priority.

American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, coeducational institution of higher education formed on American models but thoroughly grounded in Arab culture. Located in University City, Sharjah (about 15 km from Dubai), AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 5,200 students from more than 94 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace.

AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606) since June 2004.

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  • Hana Suleiman
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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