PPAD - Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Updated: 2 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, and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), EAPAA and ICAPA. 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. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy invites applications for a full-time faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor for four years at the Department of Public Policy and Administration.  Successful candidates are expected to teach courses on quantitative data analysis for public policy, big data, program evaluation, public policy analysis and implementation, foundational skills and/or theories in public policy. 

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, with experience in student-focused pedagogy and experiential learning.  Candidates are also expected to have solid scholarly potential and a demonstrated commitment to the University's mission and values.  Evidence of an active research agenda and teaching effectiveness is required. 


PhD in public policy or a relevant discipline preferably from a university in the United States or Western European university, with a record of publications, previous experience in teaching, and/or program management experience. 

Additional Information:

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

For questions about the position, contact Dr. Ghada Barsoum, chair of the search committee:


Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online at www.aucegypt.edu via the "employment" link:

(a) cover letter, (b) current CV, (c) statements of research and teaching, (d) sample of current research, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (f) completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF) and (g) three names of reference through www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs/faculty-vacancies.

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

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