One-year Position in International Relations Theory, The American University in Cairo (Égypte) — LIMITE : 01/11/2014

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, 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, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the Management program is accredited by AACSB. 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. All faculty receive generous benefits, from AUC tuition to access to research funding; expatriate faculty also receive relocation benefits including annual home leave, and tuition assistance for school age children.

Job Description: The Department of Political Science invites applications for a one-year position in International Relations Theory beginning in Fall 2015. Applicants should have a research interest and teaching experience in international relations theory with sub-specialization in political theory preferably with some focus on classical and contemporary European (or Western) and Arab (or Islamic) political theory. The search committee is eager to review applications of individuals with demonstrated excellence in teaching. The American University in Cairo is committed to recruiting a diverse faculty to complement the diversity of its student body.

Requirements: PhD is required at time of appointment. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication. Teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities may include graduate as well as undergraduate 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 November 1, 2014. Position is open until filled.

Application Instructions: All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); e) a copy of a recently published article or manuscript chapter in progress; f) Please ask three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters directly to

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For more information, e-mail Ms. Gehan Wissa, Executive Assistant to the Chair, ( ) or visit the department’s website at Apply Here:

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