Adjunct Faculty - Economics

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Job Type: PartTime
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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 Economics at the School of Business, American University in Cairo, invites applications for adjunct faculty positions. Experienced candidates will be teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in areas of Economic Development, Money and Banking, International Trade, Economic History, Labor Economics, Public Finance, Mathematical Economics and Statistics. Following are the course offerings to be taught by adjunct faculty:

Econ 1099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum; Econ 2051 Economic History of the Modern Middle East; Econ 2061 Mathematics for Economists I; Econ 2081  Statistics for Economists; Econ 2091 Economic History; Econ 3011 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory; Econ 3013 Public Finance; Econ 3041 Money and Banking; Econ 3053 Economic Development; Econ 3061 Mathematics for Economists II; Econ 3071 Labor Economics; Econ 4031 International Trade; Econ 4094 Economics of Egypt; Econ 5231 Advanced International Trade.


PhD degree or equivalent with a minimum of two years' teaching experience with outstanding student and peer evaluations. Experience with innovative teaching methodologies is preferred. In some cases, a minimum of MSc or MA or equivalent coupled with extensive practical experience would be preferred. In exceptional cases, a minimum of BSc or BA coupled with outstanding and exceptional practical experience will be considered.

Experience with liberal arts education, innovative teaching methodologies, conducting classroom discussions, field projects and practice-oriented approaches are expected to prepare students to be successful professionals and leaders.

Successful candidates will need to attend at least the four workshops for the teaching enhancement certificate 1 offered by the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT), unless familiarity with workshops content can be demonstrated.

Preferred Qualifications: Practical local, regional and/or international experience in said or related discipline.

Perfect command of the English language is a must.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. 

Application Instructions:

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

a) A detailed CV including complete list of publications; b) A letter of interest;  c) Any relevant supporting documents;  d) One reference letter sent directly to


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