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ARCH: FT Faculty position Humanities in Architectural Design

Employer
The American University in Cairo
Location
Egypt
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 2, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
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. 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, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.


Job Description:

The Department of Architecture at the School of Sciences and Engineering (SSE), seeks employment for a full-time faculty member position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of Humanities in Architecture starting Fall 2022. The successful candidate is expected to be active and capable of developing research and provide services in his/her field of specialization.

Applicants must have extensive experience in the area of humanities in architectural design and possess exemplary teaching skills. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the exploration of humanities aspects in architectural and interior design within the Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Program at the American University in Cairo. She/he is also expected to establish and pursue a research focus in the area of humanities, environmental psychology and architectural research methods, interior design and to lead an architectural design studio-focused on the aspects of humanities to ensure that students acquire appropriate knowledge, understanding and related skills. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to selected methodology and theory and practice courses as well as thesis supervision in the master's degree in architecture along with other members of the department.

The candidate will be appointed by the Department of Architecture, which is rapidly expanding its programs and facilities. The newly introduced graduate program is developed to bridge between Architecture and other disciplines with focus on both the liberal arts and advanced technicalities. The departmental facilities include state-of-the-art computing, 3D modeling and printing facilities, and a building sciences lab.

Requirements:

Candidates must have a Doctoral Degree in Architecture. She/he should have a significant academic experience in the area of humanities as related to architectural design; preferably a candidate with a North American or a similar experience. Of particular interest are candidates who demonstrate experiential/educational design excellence.


Additional Information:

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

Applications submitted before February 28, 2022 will receive high priority


Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload the following documents via the online system: www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs/faculty-vacancies

Current CV; (b) a letter of interest outlining the applicant areas of teaching, research/scholarship, practice, and service; (c) completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF).

In addition, the applicant must make sure that three letters of reference would be sent directly from the referees to the department Chair email basilkamel@aucegypt.edu. Inquiries can be submitted through the on-line application system or by e-mail to arch@aucegypt.edu.

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