The American University of Kurdistan

Engineering Laboratory Assistant

Job Overview

Position Summary:

AUK invites applicants for a full time Engineering Laboratory Assistant in the College of Engineering. The College of Engineering has three programs: Architecture, Petroleum and Electronics and Telecommunication. The College has established high standards as it pursues ABET accreditation.


AUK is a not-for-profit special status institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal arts, professional, and scientific knowledge and preparing the next generation of leaders for the community. AUK envisions becoming the leading academic institution in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and beyond through implementing pedagogical approaches that impact critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and the lifelong learning skills required for success in contemporary society and workplaces.

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and suitably qualified Engineer preferably in the areas of Petroleum Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunication.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the laboratories of Petroleum Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunication. The main duties of the candidate are:

1- to operate and maintain the different equipment.

2- to assist the faculty in running laboratory sessions.

3- to assist undergraduate students in laboratory works.

4- to help in carrying out any laboratory tests needed for research and commercial projects.

 Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Engineering preferably in Petroleum, Electrical, and Chemical.
  • Experience in the higher education environment, research centers and/or industrial testing firms.

Application Process:

The search committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made.  To assure full consideration include a letter of interest, analysis of qualifications, curriculum vitae Applications and nominations should be sent electronically with the subject “Engineering Laboratory Assistant” to the Human Resources ([email protected]).