Kuwait College of Science and Technology is fully licensed by the nation’s Ministry of Higher Education/Private Universities Council and started its operation in 2016 offering degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electronics and Communications Engineering. In 2020, the student population exceeded 1600, and the first cohort of engineers has graduated. The University has an outstanding high research output among all private universities in Kuwait.
One of the cornerstones of the University’s strategy is Engineering with Leadership, which means that the University aims to produce engineering graduates who are aware and conversant with management theory and techniques. Thus, its current engineering curricula already contain significant portions of economics, management, and entrepreneurship.
The Department of English is recruiting ambitious academics with a proven track record in teaching and research.
Candidates should have expertise in teaching and guiding students in the specialized field of study.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To teach the Foundation program and the Degree programs in Engineering.
Planning, preparing, and delivering lessons and maintaining accurate student attendance records and grades.
Participate actively and contribute meaningfully to workgroup/committee/ project/task assignments and co-operate with the Heads of Department and other teachers in the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programs, methods of teaching, and assessment.
To teach undergraduate classes in a multicultural setting, demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, and contribute to collegial, supportive, and collaborative work environments.
Contribute to student evaluation, counseling, and support operations.
Contribute to testing, assessment design, and administration along with curriculum development.
Successful candidates are expected to have:
A Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics or TESOL from an internationally accredited university is required.
A Native English-Language speaker.
At least five years’ experience in English Language teaching in higher education, preferably within a variety of international settings and/or with Arab learners.
Ability to adapt to and participate in different cultures and learning environments.
Must show proven experience, corresponding to the level of the position in teaching.
Sound experience in developing, implementing, and reviewing academic curricula for English Language courses.
Experience in teaching CEFR Level courses (Oxford Verified): elementary, intermediate, and advanced credit courses.
Proficient in computer skills.
Experience in departmental administration is preferred.
Professional attitude towards work and colleagues.
Experience in teaching the English Language in the Middle East and GCC preferably.
Ability to contribute to an innovative and challenging academic instructional program
KCST offers internationally competitive salaries, health insurance, children’s educational allowances, annual leave with an air ticket subject to
For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents, preferably in a single ZIP file:
i. Cover letter,
ii. Curriculum vitae,
iii. Research statement,
iv. Teaching statement,
v. List of three professional references with contact information
Applications should be sent to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries related to the advertised position should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write VACANCY IN ENGLISH – Lecturer in the subject line.