American University of Iraq - Baghdad

Chemistry Lab Instructor - Fall 2024 (August) Accepting Applications

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AUIB is a non-profit, private university that is fully accredited in Iraq by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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Why the American University of Iraq—Baghdad?

Opening its doors in January 2021, the new American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and United States business, industry and government who wanted to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and flourishing capital of the Muslim world.  With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB will be a beautiful campus, attracting students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world.  We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

This position will report directly to the Head of Department, Natural and Applied Sciences

Job Summary: The Chemistry Lab Instructor position is based in the Department of Natural & Applied Sciences within the College of Arts & Sciences at AUIB. Reporting to the Head of the Department, this role primarily involves teaching laboratory courses that complement theoretical coursework, developing lab protocols and manuals, and ensuring the laboratory is equipped with the necessary materials and equipment. The instructor is also responsible for preparing and managing lab setups, participating in lab safety and technical training, and assisting in the planning of lab offerings according to departmental needs. In addition, the role includes engagement in departmental and college meetings and committee work as required.

Key Responsiblities:

  1. Teach lab courses in close coordination with faculty teaching the same courses in theory or the coordinators of those courses.
  2. Write lab protocols and lab manuals for the courses he or she is teaching.
  3. Work closely with the lab manager to inform her about the needs (materials, supplies, and equipment) required to teach the lab courses and to place the purchase orders.
  4. Help in setting up equipment and materials for lab sessions.
  5. Attend technical and lab safety training as deemed necessary (akin to faculty attending professional development seminars, workshops, etc.).
  6. Assist in planning labs’ offerings as per request from the department chair or college dean.
  7. Participate in departmental or college meetings and take part in committee work as deemed necessary by the department chair or college dean.

Minimum Job Qualificiations:

Master's degree in chemistry from a reputable college or university.

Must have 2 years of teaching experience in a post secondary college or university setting.

Competencies: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Understanding of lab safety regulations.
  2. Familiarity with the American higher education system.
  3. Proficient in computer usage.
  4. Effective English communication, both written and verbal.
  5. Strong time management capabilities.
  6. Capable of working collaboratively with faculty and other lab instructors.
  7. Competent in interacting with students and providing supervision and guidance within the lab environment.

Application Procedure:

Application Requirements for Positions at the American University of Iraq—Baghdad

To be considered for any role at the American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB), applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter: This should detail how your skills and experience align with the specific requirements of the position you are applying for.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Please provide an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae
  • Identification: A valid national ID or passport is required for the application process.
  • Teaching Philosophy (1 page max)
  • Research Statement (2 pages max)

* Please note that applications missing any of these components will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email and WhatsApp to schedule interviews.

If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will need to provide additional documentation:

  • Educational transcripts and certifications must be translated into English.
  • References: You must provide contact details for three references. These individuals should be those who have either worked with you or supervised your work.

We look forward to receiving your complete applications and appreciate your interest in joining our dynamic team at AUIB.


Chemistry Lab Instructor - Fall 2024 (August) Accepting Applications
Airport Road Bagdad, Irak
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