CIB Endowed Professor of Practice in Consumer Banking

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CIB Endowed Professor of Practice in Consumer Banking

Ref. No.: BUS-1-2019

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, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The Department of Management seeks an industry leader for the Commercial International Bank (CIB) Professorship in Banking to begin in Fall 2019. The holder of the Chair will be hired at the level of Full Professor of Practice (PoP). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, conduct academic and applied research addressing problems of the banking sector and develop programs with CIB that contribute to the development of innovative consumer banking practices in Egypt.

The professorship will facilitate the development of new courses that focus on the theoretical and practical aspects of retail banking. It will form the nucleus of a teaching team that will expose students to multiple perspectives on retail banking (including concepts of retail banking, types of accounts, mortgages, personal loads, debit/credit cards, etc.), challenging their thinking and encouraging new practices that result in superior business leadership. The professorship will also fine tune research efforts in this area by developing regional case studies, fostering collaboration with international experts and scholars, and producing high-quality research papers which tackle timely topics of Retail Banking. Finally, the professorship will serve as a link between the School and the banking community including regulators, boards, executives and others. This will constitute an effective communication channel between academia and practice which will take the form of workshops, conferences and other activities directed towards the development of retail banking skills of both faculty and students.


While PhD holders from accredited universities are preferred, the primary criteria for appointment are a demonstrated record of professional impact in the field and a substantive experience in the area of banking. We seek candidates who are expected to be acknowledged as leaders in the discipline with strong teaching skills and the ability to make contributions to the profession.

Practice faculty should have a minimum of 15 years of relevant business experience including 5 years in a leadership position as well as continue to hold conduct professional activities related to his/her discipline.

Publications are a plus.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online at via the "employment" link (in the drop down menu): (a) cover letter, (b) current CV, (c) statements of research and teaching, (d) sample of current research, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (f) completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF) and (g) send three letters of reference to [email protected] with the subject line BUS/1/2019. At least one of the letters should address teaching ability.

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Posted: 11/12/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2030
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