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Ref. No.: SSE-ENG-2017

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 School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo has openings for four faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

As part of their teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will be teaching undergraduate courses in the general engineering (ENGR) curriculum including "Introduction to Engineering", "Engineering Mechanics," "Strength and Testing of Materials," "Engineering Analysis and Computation I" and "Engineering Economy." In addition, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop and/or teach course(s) in their area of expertise. The School is home to programs in Architectural, Computer, Construction, inclusive of Environmental Engineering, Electronic/Communication, and Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering. However, the School is embarking on initiatives that also welcome Agricultural, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and has ongoing activities in Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Thus, we welcome applicants from diverse engineering backgrounds, provided that they are qualified in contributing to the general engineering curriculum.

In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be active in research and service in his/her field of specialization.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree and experience related to one of the engineering specialties cited above. He/she should have a demonstrated track record of teaching and research. Solid record of professional practical experience and establish record in attracting funded research is preferred.

Additional Information:

Position is open until 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); and d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background.


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Posted: 9/8/2020
Application Due: 9/18/2020
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