Full Time Faculty - Rhetoric and Composition

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Full Time Faculty - Rhetoric and Composition

Ref. No.: RHET-1-F19

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. Its Department of English Language Instruction is accredited by CEA. 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, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The Department of Rhetoric and Composition invites applications for experienced teachers to teach writing, rhetoric, and research. Successful candidates will be asked to teach up to three, and in some cases four, courses per semester (approximately eighteen students per section), which include first-year courses in the areas of analysis, argument, and research writing. After successful completion of their first year of teaching, candidates may be invited to teach advanced courses in creative writing, academic and/or technical and business writing.


For instructor rank, an MA in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field within the humanities or other relevant fields and at least one year of teaching writing are required. MFA's with teaching experience relevant to rhetoric and composition are also strongly urged to apply.

Additional Information:

The positions are for Fall 2019. Applications are welcomed until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online:

a) a current CV; b) a statement of teaching philosophy; c) a teaching video; d) at least one letter of reference familiar with your professional background to send reference letters directly to [email protected] with the heading FULL TIME FACULTY POSITION.

Only qualified applicants need to apply.

To apply, please visit: http://www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs

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Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 5/23/2019
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