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Philosophy Faculty Positions

The American University in Cairo
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Description:

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 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.

AOS: Open

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.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

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 with the subject line AUC Philosophy 2022.

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