Assistant/Associate Professor in Neuroscience/Biopsychology

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Neuroscience/Biopsychology

Ref. No.: PSYC/BIOL-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, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The Departments of Biology and Psychology welcome application for a full-time position that is joint between both departments, to begin Spring or Fall 2019. The candidate is expected to teach courses related to physiological psychology, in addition to introductory and methods courses in biology and psychology, and to develop new specialized topical course of interest. The candidate should be actively involved in a research program with interdisciplinary interests, and be committed to student research mentoring and training. An established record or potential for attracting research funding is desirable. The candidate would be expected to supervise undergraduate theses and Master's theses. One of the main roles of this joint departments position is to lead and promote new interdisciplinary research, curricular, and non-curricular collaborations between the two departments. The candidate will actively participate in service activities at the departmental, school, and university levels.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in biopsychology, cognitive science, neurosciences, or related discipline. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication, and skills or potential in high quality teaching.

Additional Information:

The application review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

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

a) an updated CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); d) a statement of teaching philosophy; e) one or more recent publications; f) and names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background. Inquiries can be sent through the online system or to [email protected].

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Posted: 9/17/2019
Application Due: 11/18/2019
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