Faculty Position in Clinical Immunology
Faculty Position in Clinical Immunology
Ref. No.: SSE-IGHHE-1-2021
The American University in Cairo (AUC) has a rich legacy that dates back 100 years. Founded in 1919 as an English-language university based on high standards of conduct and scholarship, AUC remains a vibrant institution that contributes to the intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region. AUC emphasizes a liberal arts education, with all undergraduate students studying a common set of courses in the humanities and the natural and social sciences as part of the University's Core Curriculum. Ranked as one of the top 30 best universities in the Arab region by U.S. News and World Report, AUC is proud to have programs in the arts and humanities; business, management, and accounting, social sciences and sciences and engineering that rank in the top ten in the region. Located in one of the most interesting and important cities in the world - at the nexus of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and the center of events of the Arab world - AUC's academic programs draw on the city of Cairo as an extension of the classroom, integrating it into the curriculum and allowing students to be actively engaged in the society and world around them. As a chartered and accredited university in the United States and Egypt, AUC creates opportunities for diverse students, serves as the fountainhead of arts and culture, and further advances a global exchange that brings the world to Egypt and Egypt to the world. 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.
The Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology (IGHHE) at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking applicants at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants at higher ranks may be considered if exceptional. Graduates and applicants who have a research focus in autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, environmental interactions, non-communicable diseases and expertise in both pre-clinical and clinical studies are encouraged to apply. The use of differential methodologies and genomics as part of their research expertise is highly desirable.
Primary responsibilities will include teaching, research, and service. Ability to teach in two or more of the following areas: Advanced Immunology, Neuroimmunology, Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology. The successful applicant is expected to develop a community based collaborative research agenda focused within the field of Public Health and Human Ecology and advise/engage undergraduate and graduate students, and professional collaborations. The candidate will also actively participate in community-based projects relevant to their area of specialization and advise/accompany students in their fieldwork.
The IGHHE, an interdisciplinary institute, is committed to establishing and growing expertise in the core Global Public Health tenets of biostatistics, epidemiology, and implementation science methods. It houses the MPH and PhD in Global Public Health) with concentrations in Environmental Health, Precision Health and Public Health Policy and Management, as well as the MS in Sustainable Development. There are many collaborative opportunities within the School of Sciences and Engineering, with its focus on interdisciplinary programs, the Center for Applied Research in Environmental Sustainability (CARES), and across AUC's participating schools and centers. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent program of innovative research in their area of interest, while cultivating collaborations with other investigators in the Institute and University. In addition, successful candidates will be expected to teach core graduate courses and mentor graduate students. Cairo, Egypt and MENA offer opportunities for Global Public Health research and collaboration, and the potential to make a difference. AUC, Egypt's Global University, offers many attractive benefits and incentives to its faculty and the Cairo area has much to offer in its family-friendly, affordable, and recreationally and culturally rich environment.
The successful applicant will hold an MD or MBBS, in addition to the PhD degree or equivalent. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for practice in Egypt at the time of appointment and involve students in related field work. Candidates with versatility in research interests, inclusive of communicable and non-communicable diseases, and clinical applications are encouraged to apply.
Screening of applicants will start immediately until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The appointment will ideally start January 2021.
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.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
To apply, please visit: http://www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs
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