CSCE: Data Science and Analytics

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CSCE: Data Science and Analytics

Ref. No.: SSE-CSCE-3-F18

About The American University in Cairo:

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, and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). 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 School of Sciences and Engineering (SSE) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering beginning in Fall 2018 or on a mutually agreed date in the area of Data Science and Analytics. The successful applicant will contribute to our dynamic and growing undergraduate programs in computer science and computer engineering and graduate program in computer science through the development of a strong, externally funded research program, contributions to graduate teaching and master's thesis supervision, and participation in program development.


The successful applicant will have a PhD in Computer Engineering, or Computer Science from a leading university, preferably with postdoctoral research, teaching, and/or program management experience. Preferred areas of expertise within data science and analytics include, but are not limited to Machine learning, Data Mining, and related fields like Deep Learning and its usage in text analysis, social media computing and computational biology.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin early Spring (2018) and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online:

a) A current CV; b) a letter of interest stating teaching and research interests. Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide a completed Personnel Information Form (available on the site) and to have three reference letters sent directly to [email protected].

For additional information about AUC, see For questions about the position, contact ([email protected] ), chair of the search committee.

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Posted: 1/5/2018
Application Due: 7/2/2018
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