PPAD - Faculty Positions in Public Policy
Ref. No.: PPAD-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), EAPAA and ICAPA. 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.
The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy invites applications for two full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Policy and Administration beginning Fall 2019. Successful candidates are expected to teach courses on data analytics, program evaluation, leadership, governance, public policy analysis and implementation, and foundational skills and/or theories in public policy. The candidate may be expected to teach both in-person and hybrid courses that make use of online technology.
The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, with experience in student-focused pedagogy and experiential learning. Candidates are also expected to have solid scholarly potential and a demonstrated commitment to the university's mission and values. Evidence of an active research agenda and teaching effectiveness is required. Alternatively, candidates should show previous practitioner and/or scholarly experience in public policy, government, nonprofit, applied research, public service, and/or roles aimed toward positive social impact and public good. Candidates must hold a PhD in public policy or a closely related field.
Review of applications will begin early Spring (2019) and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Deadline to receive applications is January 15, 2019.
Additional information about AUC can be found at www.aucegypt.edu.
All applicants must submit the following documents online at www.aucegypt.edu via the "employment" link:
(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) three names of reference through www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs/faculty-vacancies.
Queries about these two vacancies can be addressed to Dr. Hamid Ali, the Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected].
Note: Please retain your account login, which enables you to respond to additional AUC questions, as required.
To apply, please visit: http://www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs
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