Electronics and Communications Engineering position
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, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.
The School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo has an opening for a faculty position within its Electronics and Communications Engineering Department at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, although higher rank is possible. The initial appointment is for one year with a two-year renewal based on a successful annual review.
As part of the teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching and research in the undergraduate major and graduate degrees, inclusive of interdisciplinary masters and PhD programs. In addition, the successful candidate(s) will be encouraged to develop and/or teach course(s) in their area of expertise. The School is home to programs in Natural Sciences and several Engineering disciplines. Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate/graduate courses and laboratories and to conduct research in the areas of Electromagnetic Waves and RF and microwave circuit design. The successful candidate for this position is expected to be active or capable of developing research and provide services in his/her field of specialization.
All candidates for the position above must hold a doctoral degree and experience related to Electromagnetic Waves and RF and microwave circuit design. He/she should have a demonstrated track-record of practice, teaching and/or research. A solid record of professional practical experience and established record in attracting funded research and scholarship is highly desirable. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about their profession and undergraduate and graduate education with classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience, and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training students with passion and enthusiasm. Translational experience beyond the didactic is highly desirable, as are demonstrable evidence of interdisciplinary interests and collaboration.
Position is open until filled. The appointment will ideally start Fall 2017.
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); and d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background.