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History faculty position(105709)
The American University in Cairo

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2018
Title History faculty position(105709)
University The American University in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
Department History
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • History - General
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 History at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a five-year position in Modern History at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning fall 2019. All specializations and areas of study are welcome. The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment. The department is eager to review the applications of individuals with a strong research program, demonstrated commitment to teaching, and an interest in living and working in Egypt.


PhD in hand at the time of appointment and teaching experience.

Additional Information:

Priority will be given to applications received by March 15, 2019. Positions are open until filled.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online:

a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a completed Personnel Information Form. Also, please ask at least three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters to

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Pascale Ghazaleh
    The American University in Cairo



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