Adjunct Faculty - Economics

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Adjunct Faculty - Economics

Ref. No.: Adjunct ECON-1

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.

Job Description:

The Department of Economics at the School of Business, The American University in Cairo, invites applications for adjunct faculty positions. Experienced candidates will be teaching undergraduate courses at the introductory and intermediate levels as well as teaching at the graduate level. Following are the course offerings to be possibly taught by adjunct faculty: Econ 2011 Introduction to Microeconomics, Econ 2021 Introduction to Macroeconomics, Econ 3041 Monetary Economics; Econ 4014 Public Economics and Policy Analysis; Econ 4031 International Trade; Econ 4094 Economics of Egypt; and Econ 5231 Advanced International Trade.


PhD degree or equivalent with a minimum of two years' teaching experience with outstanding student and peer evaluations. Experience with innovative teaching methodologies is preferred. In some cases, a minimum of MSc or MA or equivalent coupled with extensive practical experience could be considered. In very exceptional cases, a BSc or BA coupled with outstanding and exceptional practical experience could be considered.

Experience with liberal arts education, innovative teaching methodologies, conducting classroom discussions, field projects and practice-oriented approaches are expected to prepare students to be successful professionals and leaders.

Successful candidates will need to attend at least the four workshops for the Teaching Enhancement Certificate 1 offered by the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT), unless familiarity with workshops content can be demonstrated.

Preferred Qualifications: Practical local, regional and/or international experience in said or related discipline.

Perfect command of the English language is a must.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Instructions:

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

a) A detailed CV including complete list of publications; b) A letter of interest; c) Any relevant supporting documents; d) One reference letter sent directly to [email protected]


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Posted: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 3/3/2033
Work Type: Part Time