Assistant/Associate or Professor of Economics

  • American University in Cairo
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Feb 28, 2022
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description



Company Description:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 260-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, the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and administration (NASPAA). 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 Economics has anticipated openings for faculty positions at the level of Assistant/Associate/Professor for a fixed term one-year appointment, to begin in Fall 2022. The Department of Economics seeks a candidate with an exceptional teaching record and whose research complements our existing strengths while transcending traditional mainstream output in the areas of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics, Financial Economics, Quantitative Economics, or Economic Development. The candidate is expected to build a diverse research team in collaboration with local and international participants addressing the manner in which the above sub-disciplines specifically relate to the Middle East and African regions. Strong practical quantitative and research methodology skills will also be highly valued. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, actively engage in research and service, and supervise masters' theses. Finally, all faculty must be willing to teach introductory courses.



Preferred and Required Qualifications



Applicants must have a PhD in economics or closely related field from a reputable university, preferably with a record of an active research agenda, teaching experience, thesis supervision, and academic service.


Application Details

Additional Information:

All applicants must submit the following documents online:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Statements of research and teaching
  • Sample of current research
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); and,
  • Three names of reference to with the subject line BUS/Econ/2021-2022.


Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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