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Assistant / Associate Professor of Architecture
American University in Dubai

Date Posted Sep. 21, 2022
Title Assistant / Associate Professor of Architecture
University American University in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department School of Architecture, Art and Design
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jan. 3, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture

Assistant / Associate Professor of Architecture

The School of Architecture, Art and Design at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant / Associate Professor of Architecture to begin teaching in Spring 2023:


The successful candidate will have:

  • A Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in architecture from a Western accredited institution at the time of appointment.
  • Ability to work within a diverse student and faculty population.
  • Previous college level teaching experience and/or professional experience in Architecture.
  • Ability to teach both studio and lecture courses within a broad architecture curriculum.
  • Knowledge and capacity to teach BIM software for architects (e.g., Autodesk Revit).
  • Understanding of leadership, practice, legal responsibilities, integrated building practices, technical skills for architects, with an expertise in some of the following:
  • Professional Practice & Ethics
  • Life Safety & Codes
  • Construction Management and Building Economics
  • Building assemblies, structural systems, building envelope systems
  • MEP, Materials and Methods of Construction

Candidates will have evidence of successful teaching experience or must demonstrate significant potential and promise of teaching effectiveness and excellence at the undergraduate level. Additionally, candidates are expected to meet standards for personal professional scholarship, and assist in student advising, curriculum development and other service to the department, school, and community.

The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children's tuition, and other components.

The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.


Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.

Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to

  • Cover letter
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Updated CV
  • Portfolio of professional and/or student work
  • Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references


Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:

Faculty Recruitment

The American University in Dubai

P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.

No telephone calls please.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Office of Human Resources
    School of Architecture, Art and Design
    American University in Dubai
    Media City
    United Arab Emirates


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