Philosophy faculty positions

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Philosophy faculty positions

Ref. No.: PHIL-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. 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 Philosophy at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking to recruit for five-year position(s) in Philosophy, to begin in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda. Teaching experience is an asset. English is the language of instruction. The successful candidate will have a teaching-load of three courses per semester, with two preparations, as he/she will teach two sections per semester of AUC's freshman/sophomore level Philosophical Thinking course. AOS and AOC are Open, but the department particularly welcomes applicants with a specialization in Arabic and Islamic Philosophy and/or a teaching competence in Logic.


PhD in hand at the time of appointment.

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:

a) a letter of interest, b) a current CV, c) a writing sample or publication, d) completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF), and e) three letters of reference sent directly from referees to [email protected] with the subject line AUC Philosophy 2019.

For information, please, direct any enquiries to: [email protected]

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Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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