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, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.
The School of Business anticipates openings for faculty positions at the Department of Management at the levels of Assistant/Associate/Professor of Finance, for non-tenure track four-year fixed term appointments, beginning in fall 2020. The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to teaching in undergraduate and graduate finance courses, thesis supervision in the Master of Science in Finance and engage actively in research and service.
The department of management seeks an exceptional candidate whose research complements our existing strengths in the department while transcending traditional research in the areas of corporate financial policies, investment and mathematical finance. The candidate is expected to conduct a world-class research program and build a diverse research team in collaboration with business and industry partners that address the different issues related to emerging markets with emphasis on the Middle East and Africa regions.
Possible fields of interest include but are not limited to financial economics, business finance, corporate finance, applied banking, Fintech, algorithmic trading, retail banking, and portfolio theory. All faculty members must be willing to teach introductory courses.
Applicants must have a PhD in Finance or a closely related field from a reputable university, preferably AACSB and/or EQUIS accredited. A record of teaching experience, graduate and undergraduate research supervision, professional service and academic service is preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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