Integrated Marketing Communication, Assistant/Associate Professor

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Ref. No.: JRMC-2-2020

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 Journalism and Mass Communication Department (JRMC) is the largest department in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, serving approximately 440 major and minor students with close to 30 full and adjunct faculty members.

The department offers majors in Multimedia Journalism, Communication and Media Arts, Integrated Market Communication, as well as minors in Journalism and Mass Communication, and Arabic Writing and Reporting. The Department also offers a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

We are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate academic and professional education, and we are committed to providing students with the relevant interdisciplinary experiences needed in the local and global markets.

The Department's facilities include digital production and news studios, new media production labs, state of the art editing suites, high definition television studios, a professional standard radio station, a photographic exhibition gallery and a prominent student newspaper.

The JRMC Department invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Integrated Marketing Communication. A PhD in this or relevant discipline is required. The candidate will teach courses in the IMC undergraduate program; the candidate may also teach at the graduate level.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses in digital and emerging media in integrated marketing communication, media analytics, media planning, and strategic messaging and media. Teaching responsibilities will include courses principles of advertising and integrated marketing communication, advertising agency operations, consumer buyer behavior, copywriting and media planning.

The candidate may be expected to engage in scholarly research and contribute to program development. The candidate will also be expected to actively participate in student advising, and department, school and university service. Demonstration of potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education is expected.


Proficient professional/research expertise in the Integrated Marketing Communication or relevant field; proven strong relevant university-level academic and teaching record; PhD required.

Area of Specialization: Integrated Marketing Communication with a strong academic and professional background in advertising, marketing and public relations.

Additional Information:

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

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via online.

a) an updated CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF);

List names & contact information of at least three references familiar with your professional background to be sent to [email protected]

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Posted: 8/1/2019
Application Due: 8/1/2031
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