Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Egyptology


American University in Cairo
P. O. Box 74, Road 90, Tagammu 5
11825 New Cairo

*Job Description:* The Egyptology Program, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Egyptology (SAPE), at the American University in Cairo is seeking applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Egyptology with a starting date in September 2011. Candidates should have a research interest in Egyptian history and have competence in all stages of the ancient Egyptian language as their main duties will entail teaching undergraduates and graduates Egyptian language and history. *Requirements:* A completed Ph.D. and teaching experience are required. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Responsibilities include undergraduate as well as graduate teaching, an active program of research and publications, and service to the Department and the University. *Additional Information:* Priority will be given to applications received by October 15th, 2010. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by video-conference in early November 2010. *About The American University in Cairo:* 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 both downtown Zamalek and New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET and the Management program is accredited by AACSB. 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. All faculty receive generous benefits, from AUC tuition to access to research funding; expatriate faculty also receive relocation benefits including housing, annual home leave, and tuition assistance for school age children. For further information, please contact: American University in Cairo P. O. Box 74, Road 90, Tagammu 5 New Cairo 11825, EGYPT Fax: 20227957565

Institution or Company offering position: 
American University in Cairo
Contact Name: 
Salima Ikram, Professor of Egyptology