Adjunct Faculty - Law

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Adjunct Faculty - Law

Ref. No.: Adjunct LAW-1

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. 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.

Job Description:

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) invites applications for adjunct faculty positions at the Department of Law in the areas of international law, international economic law, human rights including human rights in regional systems, international refugees law, comparative public and private law, business law including corporate, securities and market governance. The successful applicant will teach graduate students in the LL.M. In international and Comparative Law or the MA in International Human Rights Law. In addition, and depending on departmental need, successful applicants may be asked to co-supervise graduate thesis or sit on examining committees.


PhD in law, appropriate academic equivalent or substantial practical experience in one of the areas listed above. PhD candidates who have nearly completed the requirements of the degree are eligible to apply. A mastery of the English language at a near native level is a threshold requirement. The departmental selection committee will positively value applicants with past experience in teaching law or social sciences at the graduate level in English.

Additional Information:

Successful applicants will be entered in a database for adjunct faculty who could be called upon to teach a maximum of two courses per semester on the basis of academic need as determined every semester by the Department of Law and budget availability as determined by the School of GAPP.

Application Instructions:

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

a) A detailed CV including full publications list; b) A letter of interest; c) Any relevant supporting documents d) A completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); e) One reference letter to send directly to [email protected]

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Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 7/2/2018
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