Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology

Updated: about 8 hours ago
Job Type: PartTime

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.


Job Description:

The Department of Sociology, Egyptology and Anthropology (SEA) at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking to recruit adjunct faculty members in the field of Anthropology to teach courses starting in the Spring semester of 2021. The Anthropology unit is seeking to recruit a versatile candidate with a demonstrable background in the field of cultural anthropology to broaden the scope of our course offerings. Candidates with the knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate courses in urban, political and psychological anthropology are particularly encouraged to apply, as are those able to teach the anthropology of film and courses like 'Arab Society'.


Requirements:

Commitment to teaching and engagement of students, as well as service to the Unit and the Department are necessary.  An active research and practice agenda is recommended. Applicants holding an MA are also eligible to apply, however applicants currently enrolled in a PhD program or those who have completed a PhD will be prioritised. 


Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Application Instructions:

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

a) A detailed CV including full publications list;  b) A letter of interest including details of teaching experience and approach to teaching Anthropology;  c) A sample course syllabus in any of the sub-disciplinary areas identified above;  d) One reference letter to send directly to adjunct.HUSS@aucegypt.edu


URL: www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs/faculty-vacancies


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