Available job in UFE | OPEN RANK POSITION (ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR) IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

The department of Engineering is recruiting two colleagues with high research potential and
with high teaching skills.

THE UNIVERSITÉ FRANÇAISE D’ÉGYPTE

Founded in 2002, the Université Française d’Égypte (UFE) is a higher education institution
under the dual supervision of Egyptian and French ministries of higher
education.
The UFE offers a promise to the new generation of pathfinders. A promise to receive
unparalleled high-quality educational programs, a solid integration into the job market and a
dedication to securing your professional future. The hub of French higher education in Egypt,
the UFE delivers a multi-cultural experience as it offers a number of degrees from acclaimed
French universities, accredited by France’s Ministry of Higher Education, Research and
Innovation.
A multidisciplinary establishment, the university’s disciplines include engineering
sciences,
computer science and artificial intelligence, management, social sciences, architecture
and
applied languages. Courses are taught in French and English in an Arabic-speaking environment.
Our academic goals are supported by a wide spectrum of strategic partnerships with France’s
finest educational organizations. Their expertise is passed on to our students through
a
diversity of courses and programs. These partners include Université Paris I Panthéon-
Sorbonne, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Université de Nantes, Université de Haute Alsace
and the INSA of Strasbourg, all of them listed in the international rankings.

THE POSITION as full Professor

The selected candidate will join the educational team of the Engineering Department. The
selected candidate will be assigned various courses in Mechanic Engineering, Mechanical
Systems Design and Products Design. The candidate should have an outstanding teaching
portfolio (preferably with international experience or with private universities sector
experience) and a good consultancy record. The candidate should have good connections

and be ready to make use of these connections for the sake of UFE. He/ She must have a
good record of funded projects and he/she is willing to mentor younger staff. The candidate
must also have good administrative capabilities and skills
The selected candidate will develop his/ her own individual research ensuring a commitment
to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in research. He/ she will also participate in
collaborative research projects as appropriate to the discipline. He/ she will participate in
administrative tasks essential to the proper functioning of the department.

THE POSITION as Assistant/ Associate Professor

The selected candidate will join the educational team of the Engineering Department. The
selected candidate will be assigned various courses in Mechanic Engineering. The candidate
should have 2-3 years of academic or Industrial experience after getting her/his PhD from an
international University as full-time PhD Candidate.
The applicant must have a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics specialization)
and a PhD in a closely related field. The applicant must be active in research with a reasonable
record of publications and have good relations with research labs (at her /his PhD University)
in order to continue publishing and doing research till UFE inaugurates the new campus and
to be the actor of new research collaborations. The candidate should have the will to
participate in professional services provided by UFE as well as participating in
students’
extracurricular activities.
The selected candidate will develop his/ her own individual research ensuring a commitment
to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in research. He/ she will also participate in
collaborative research projects as appropriate to the discipline. He/ she will participate in
administrative tasks essential to the proper functioning of the department

Requirements:

Applicants must have:

• A PhD in Mechanical Engineering
• For the Full Professor position, the candidate has to prove his/ her success in the
two
promotion steps of Supreme Universities Council.
• A record of teaching experience both at the graduate and undergraduate level

UFE will consider with interest research profiles with a research agenda which can contribute
to the following topics relevant to build a more sustainable world:

– Circular economy
– Digitalization and multiculturalism
– Frugal engineering
– Sustainable mobility

Fluency in English and/ or French is required. Speaking French is not a requirement but holding
basic notions in French is an asset. French lessons are proposed to all new international faculty
recruited. Salary will be commensurate with prior performance and experience, and our
incentives are highly competitive.
The position is on our main campus in Shorouk, in Greater Cairo. The Shorouk city is well
located at 20 min from the New Capital and New Cairo, 30 min from international Cairo
airport and only 90 min from the Red Sea.

THE APPLICATION SHOULD CONSIST OF

• A cover letter specifying the motivation for the position
• A curriculum vitae including published papers, work in progress and/or under review
• A research statement
• A teaching statement
• A list of three references

Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All application materials
should be submitted in English or in French.

For further information please contact Prof. Denis DARPY (denis.darpy@ufe.edu.eg) and
Prof. Dominique ADOLPHE (dominique.adolphe@ufe.edu.eg

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