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Assistant/Associate/Visiting Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Uzbekistan (UZ)
From $42,000 to $110,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience
Closing date
20 Jan 2024

About the Department:

The Mechanical Engineering program at New Uzbekistan University stands out for its unique collaboration with the Chair of Computational Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), featuring guidance from Prof. Wolfgang Wall

This program is structured to provide a comprehensive foundation in mechanical engineering, with the first two years dedicated to fundamental courses like Mechanical Engineering 1, 2, and 3. As students progress, the curriculum delves into the specialization of computational mechanical engineering. This phase includes advanced courses focusing on numerical methods, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), among others. This blend of foundational knowledge and specialized skills prepares students for the evolving demands of the mechanical engineering field.

Job Description:

At NewUU, we offer stability and long-term horizon planning with a strong work-life balance. We invite applications from academics at all stages in their careers to pursue their research and educational goals with us. While recent graduates and postdoctoral researchers can pursue their tenure-track careers within our schools with strong contracts and research support, recent emeriti might want to actualize their leadership projects and ideas helping build NewUU’s human resources and institutional capacity. 

What we have in the short organizational record, we make up through ambitious plans and commitments to build our institutions with true academic integrity and freedom. Uzbekistan is a developing economy, with a lower income economics classification but comes with a fascinating history, geography, and amazing human resources potential.

Requirements from candidates:

  • Ph.D. degree from a reputed University in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field;
  • Teaching and research experience for the
    • Full-time Professor rank, at least 10 years;
    • Associate Professor rank, at least 5 years;
    • Assistant Professor rank, at least 1 year
  • International track record of research and professional achievements;
  • Excellent record in teaching/overseeing undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs;

Your Remuneration, Benefits, and Support:

  1. One round-trip air ticket;
  2. Accommodation;
  3. Visa assistance;
  4. Relocation package;
  5. Standard medical insurance;
  6. Book allowances;
  7. Rеimbursеmеnt of expenses related to the participation in international соnfеrеnсеs.

About New Uzbekistan University:

New Uzbekistan University (NewUU) is Uzbekistan’s first comprehensive research university where research and education are integrated. Located at the heart of greater Central Asia, we are building the nation’s first autonomous institution as the country embarks to conclude its first decade of political and market economy reforms. In a long road ahead of making lasting transformations, the country aims to have its first globally ranked institution among the 1000 best universities in the world by 2030.

NewUU aims to become Central Asia’s premier university through an official partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Jameel Abdul Latif-World Education Lab (J-WEL) and Technical University of Munich (TUM) International. The Honorary President of NewUU is Professor Wolfgang Hermann, TUM’s president emeritus – one of the world’s leaders in higher education management and academic research.  

There are four schools and ten departments within the institution:

  • Engineering School with two departments in 2023: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical & Materials Engineering;
  • School of Computing with three departments in 2023: Computer Science, AI, Cybersecurity;
  • School of Arts, Humanities, Natural & Social Sciences with four departments in 2023: Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Education;
  • School of Management with one department in 2023: Industrial Management

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