Middle Eastern History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
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Founded in 1919, AUC's campus has moved to a new, state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo beginning Fall Semester, 2008. AUC's degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; Engineering programs are accredited by ABET and the Management program is accredited by AACSB. For more information visit our website at www.aucegypt.edu.
The normal teaching load is three courses per semester and English is the language of instruction. For expatriates, benefits include housing, annual round-trip air travel for appointee and qualifying dependents, plus schooling for the equivalent of up to two children at Cairo American College. In view of AUC's protocol agreement with the Egyptian government, which requires specific proportions of Egyptian, U.S., and third-country citizen faculty, at this time preference will be given to qualified applicants who are U.S. citizens.
Middle Eastern History (ARIC-2-09)
The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations announces an opening for a historian specialized in Arab/Islamic history from the rise of Islam to the 19th century. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Middle Eastern history, including courses required for the University Core Curriculum.
Ph.D. by September 1, 2009 is required as well as relevant teaching experience at the university level. Rank is open.
Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience and a solid research record or strong promise of excellence in teaching and research.
Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2008. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Middle East Studies Association's annual conference in November.
Tenure track position. Two- or three-year initial appointment starting September 1, 2009. Renewal dependent upon institutional needs and the appointee's performance
All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current C.V. b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF). d) please ask three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters directly to our office in New York or to the Office of the Provost; e) please place a writing sample on the online application.
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||History Education