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GSE Full Time Faculty Position in Higher Education
The American University in Cairo

Date Posted Nov. 12, 2020
Title GSE Full Time Faculty Position in Higher Education
University The American University in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
Department International and Comparative Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Organization and Leadership
    Higher Education Administration
Company Description:

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has a rich legacy that dates back 100 years. Founded in 1919 as an English-language university based on high standards of conduct and scholarship, AUC remains a vibrant institution that contributes to the intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region. Located in one of the most interesting and important cities in the world - at the nexus of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and the center of events of the Arab world - AUC's academic programs draw on the city of Cairo as an extension of the classroom, integrating it into the curriculum and allowing students to be actively engaged in the society and world around them. As a chartered and accredited university in the United States and Egypt, AUC creates opportunities for diverse students. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The Department of International and Comparative Education of the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate professor position in Educational Leadership and Administration - Higher Education, with potential emphases on organizational theory, policy, economics of education, finance, student development, teaching and learning, instructional leadership, and/or faculty development for the academic year 2021-2022. The department is eager to review the applications of individuals with a strong research agenda, demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, and an interest in living and working in Egypt.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching graduate and undergraduate level coursework, supervising master's theses or alternatives, advising students, and participating in various educational reform efforts led by the GSE such as ensuring quality assurance and accreditation of its programs and serving on various committees and activities. Previous experience on accreditation and a comparative and international education context is highly desirable.


Candidates must have a relevant completed, earned doctorate and should have a strong teaching and research record, experience in accreditation and some experience in leadership positions in universities or schools. A successful candidate needs to demonstrate administration expertise with past or potential interest in contributing extensively to educational reform in Egypt, the Middle East, and other developing countries.

Additional Information:

Applications will be reviewed immediately.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

(a) an updated CV; (b) a letter of interest; (c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with your professional background to; (e) a statement of teaching philosophy; (f) copies of recent student evaluations, (g) copies of two recent publications, and (h) evidence of work in accreditation and quality assurance.

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Contact Information

  • Heba ElDeghaidy
    International and Comparative Education
    The American University in Cairo


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