Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Administration

Updated: 3 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

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 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.

Job Description:

The Department of Educational Studies (DES) at the American University in Cairo welcomes applications for Assistant/Associate professor position in Educational Leadership and Administration - K-12/School Leadership, with potential emphases in organizational theory, policy, finance, student development, teaching and learning, instructional leadership, and/or teacher professional development. Responsibilities for this position include teaching graduate and undergraduate level coursework, supervising master's theses, advising students, and participating in various educational reform efforts. A comparative and international education context is highly encouraged, especially for developing countries or countries in the Arab world. This position also poses the opportunity for course buy-out with successful grant- and donor-sponsored teacher and school leader professional development activities through DES's Professional Educator Diploma program, as well as its other professional development programs.


Candidates must have a completed, earned doctorate in educational leadership, or a closely related area, and should have a strong teaching, research and practitioner leadership record. A successful candidate needs to demonstrate administration expertise with past or potential interest in contributing extensively to educational reform in Egypt, the Middle East in general, and other developing countries.  Knowledge of and interest in the region is an advantage.

Additional Information:

The position will be Open until filled. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024 .

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

(a) an updated CV; (b) a letter of interest; (c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with your professional background; (e) a statement of teaching philosophy; (f) copies of recent student evaluations; and (g) copies of two recent publications.

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