Cairo, Egypt - Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Date 2016-10-10 20:10:01 Location : Middle East
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Anthropology
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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.
The Anthropology Program, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Egyptology (SAPE ), at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Socio-Cultural Anthropology to begin in Fall 2017.
We seek applicants who will enrich the regional focus of the program and whose research and teaching engages with the Middle East and North Africa and its diverse connections with sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, or Europe and the Americas. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to: STS, art and visual anthropology, cultures of precarity and risk.
Duties will include teaching across a range of courses from introductory undergraduate anthropology courses, upper level undergraduate courses in area of specialization, graduate seminars in socio-cultural theory and research methods in a joint Sociology-Anthropology MA program, as well as service to the Unit, Department and University.
Applicants must have an active research and publishing program, demonstrated excellence in teaching and PhD in hand at time of appointment.
Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2016.
All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:
an updated CV;
a letter of interest detailing research focus and experience;
a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF);
names and contact information for at least three references familiar with your professional background;
one page statement on teaching goals and philosophy, including courses that the candidate would like to teach/develop; and
a writing sample or publication.
Contact: American University in Cairo
Online App. Form: http://aucegypt.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=77520