Full Professor: Automotive Engineering

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Dec 2020

The German International University of Applied Sciences (GIU-AS) is a German cultural institution located in the New Administrative Capital, Egypt, and established under the frame of the Cultural Agreement of 1960 and 1984 concluded between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Federal Republic of Germany. GIU- AS was established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Applied Sciences, notably HTW Berlin, HWR Berlin, TH Ulm, and HHN.

The university offers industry-focused and future-oriented Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in different specializations and majors, in the Faculties of Engineering, Informatics and Computer Science, Business Administration and Design.

The Faculty of Engineering invites applications for the following position effective February 2021 or September 2021.

Full Professor:  Automotive Engineering

Job profile

We are looking for a personality with proven scientific and professional experience in Automotive Engineering. We expect in-depth knowledge in one or more of the areas: Dynamic behavior of vehicles, Vehicle Powertrain, Engineering Design in Automotive, autonomous driving, and/or advanced driver assistance systems. The applicant should be ready to familiarize themself with neighboring disciplines in the field of mechatronics.


  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or Doctorate
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate their extensive professional experience through particular achievements in the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods in ideally five years of professional practice after graduation. Of these, at least three years must have been exercised outside the higher education sector.
  • Track record of collaborative research and successful supervision
  • Excellent teaching ability at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • High capacity to develop pedagogical innovations and to manage a study program
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation)
  • Proficiency in English (oral and written)

Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or graduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have a record of accomplishment in independent and applied research

Appointment Terms

The position is to be filled by the Spring Semester (February 2021) or winter semester (September 2021). Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Positional classification (lecturer, assistant, or full professor) and salaries will be matching the qualifications and relevant experience of the candidate. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, a list of publications, and names of at least three referees. Applications are to be submitted through GIU- AS Website


Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications by   

30th of December 2020

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