Professor/ Associate Professor/ Lecturer in Material Science Engineering

The German University in Cairo - GUC - Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancy to be filled Spring 2018 (February) or Winter 2018/2019 (September).

Position Description:
The German University in Cairo is looking for highly motivated applicants wishing to join the Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences. Successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate as well as graduate courses in engineering materials, strength of materials, engineering polymers, materials manufacturing technology and materials modelling. 

The research area of the professorship is especially in process-structure-relationships in engineering materials. Candidates are welcome who have background in studying materials using a variety of analytical/testing methods, correlating properties to processing techniques and fostering the application of materials across different disciplines in the fields of science and engineering technologies. 

Applications would be viewed on the basis of the candidate’s research record, teaching experience, academic leadership (supervised thesis/dissertations) and activity within the science and engineering community. 

In your role as a senior faculty member, you will be required to develop and participate in research programs and activities at the international level, create educational materials for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Your teaching philosophy should clearly attract student attention to the discipline of materials science and engineering. 

The candidate should have a doctorate degree in the field of, materials science/engineering, mechanical engineering or metallurgy. In addition, he/she owns an excellent publication record in well cited international journals and should be active within international based research groups. 

The German University in Cairo is an Egyptian Private University, established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Universities of Stuttgart, Ulm, Mannheim, and Tübingen. Situated at the ancient city of Cairo, the GUC’s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research. 

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees directly to the HR email by referencing in the subject the position of interest.

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department (

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