Faculty position announcement in AIT's Water Engineering and Management (WEM) program

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

AIT’s Water Engineering and Management program is inviting applications from well-qualified candidates for a direct-hire faculty position. Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor level with specific qualifications and expected responsibilities as follows: 


  1. The candidate must have a doctorate degree in Civil or Hydraulics Engineering or related fields with specialization in Hydraulics and Flood Control and Management, Urban Water Management from a well- recognized institution. 
  2. Must have competence in teaching courses related to Hydraulics Engineering and Flood Management and the ability to supervise research at the postgraduate level and to carry out sponsored research projects.
  3. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  4. Experience in Flood Management and Urban Water Management practices in the Asian region will be considered an advantage.
  1. Teaching post-graduate courses in subject areas including but not limited to Hydrodynamics, River Engineering and Management, Flood Modeling and Management and Urban Water Engineering and Management.
  2. Supervising master and doctoral students’ thesis research.
  3. Conducting or participating in sponsored research projects, short training courses, seminars/conferences, and other professional activities at the Field, School or Institute levels.
  4. Attracting sponsored research projects and developing partnerships with industry, government, and international agencies.
  5. Participating in promotional activities to recruit students.
Application Process and Appointment Details

After following the established procedure of screening and evaluation of all applications received, the successful candidate is expected to join the Institute at the start of August 2020 semester. The initial appointment is for a period of two years and is renewable depending on performance and productivity. 

The salary offered to the successful candidate is regionally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include provident fund, air travel, settlement grant, education subsidy for dependent children and medical benefits according to provisioned Institute policies and procedure. It is also possible to earn additional income from honorarium by carrying out sponsored research projects and consulting services. 

Interested applicants must submit either by post or e-mail a letter of intent, complete CV, transcripts for BS, MS and PhD degrees, publication lists and names and addresses of three referees to the following address. 

Application deadline: 15 March 2020 

Please refer to the following website for the details and application procedure: http://www.hro.ait.ac.th/job/show/643 

Please visit the following website to learn more about WEM program: http://wem.ait.ac.th/