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GSE Full Time Faculty position in Higher Education(112665)
The American University in Cairo

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2019
Title GSE Full Time Faculty position in Higher Education(112665)
University The American University in Cairo
United States
Department International and Comparative Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Company Description:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. 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. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. 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 at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a one-year position in Higher Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, for AY 2019-2020. The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment and experience in teaching educational development, policy, economics of education, sociology of education, and/or educational research methods with a focus on post-secondary/higher education. 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 Graduate School of Education (GSE) and serving on various committees and activities. A Comparative and International Education context is highly desirable.


Candidates must have a completed, earned doctorate and should have a strong teaching and research record, and if possible, 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 in general, 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; and (g) copies of two recent publications.

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Contact Information

  • Dena Riad
    International and Comparative Education
    The American University in Cairo


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