European and/or U.S. History

May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The History Department at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a non-tenure track two-year position in European and/or U.S. History for Academic Year 2017-2018. Regional and thematic specializations open but preference given to those specializing in 19th and 20th century history and with teaching experience in the Middle East. The successful candidate will teach six courses per year including surveys of European and/or U.S. history, as well as occasional upper-division undergraduate courses in the field of specialization.


Ph.D. in hand and at least two years of teaching experience.

Additional Information:

Position open until filled. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by skype or in person (if in Egypt), beginning early May.

Application Instructions:

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

a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); e) a list of professional publications; a copy of recently published articles or manuscripts in progress; f) names of at least three referees familiar with your professional background to send directly to