GSE Comparative and Internationl Education faculty position

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 Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the American University in Cairo welcomes applications for a non-tenure track assistant/associate professor position in Comparative and International Education, with potential emphases in school or higher education leadership, development, policy, economics of education, sociology of education, and/or educational research methods. Responsibilities for this position include teaching graduate and undergraduate level coursework, supervising master's theses or alternatives, advising students, and conducting/publishing research that is relevant to educational reform in the Middle East, as well as relevant to the educational literature on a global level.

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Candidates must have a completed, earned doctorate and should have a strong teaching and research record in accordance with prior experience. A successful candidate needs to demonstrate Comparative and International Education 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:

Deadline for applications is February 15, 2018.

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; (e) a statement of teaching philosophy; (f) copies of recent student evaluations; and (g) copies of two recent publications.


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