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.
The Department of Philosophy at the American University in Cairo
(AUC) is seeking to recruit for two renewable four-year positions
in Philosophy, to begin in Fall 2022. The successful candidates
will be expected to pursue an active research agenda. Teaching
experience is an asset. English is the language of instruction. The
successful candidates will have a teaching-load of three courses
per semester, with two preparations, as they will each teach two
sections per semester of AUC's freshman/sophomore level
Philosophical Thinking course.
AOC: History of Philosophy and Introduction to Philosophy (the
ability to successfully teach introductory, core-curriculum courses
in Philosophical Thinking is essential).
Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a
letter of interest, b) a current CV, c) a writing sample or
publication, d) a sample syllabus outlining how the applicant would
approach a freshman/sophomore level Philosophical Thinking course,
e) completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF), and f) three
letters of reference sent directly from referees to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line AUC Philosophy
For information, please, direct any enquiries to: