Job ID: 185276

Full Time Faculty Position in Physics

The American University in Cairo

  • May 9, 2022
  • Full Time Faculty Position in Physics
  • Physics
  • The American University in Cairo
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physics - General

Company Description:

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 School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo, the Department of Physics invites applicants for fixed term full time faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Exceptional candidates on the rank of full professor may be also considered. Appointments start Fall 2022. Renewal beyond the first year is contingent upon a successful one-year review of teaching, scholarship and service, as well as department needs.



A 1-Year Faculty Position in Physics

The successful candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses at basic and advanced levels as well as graduate courses. The successful candidates are encouraged to develop courses in their areas of expertise. Wide teaching experience as well as the ability of teaching freshman courses and associated laboratories in an integrated way (i.e., studio classroom) are highly desirable. They are also expected to have a proven record of scholarship, awarded grants, and conduct high quality research in their areas of expertise. The candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or related field from reputable international University with solid research record proportional to the stage of their academic careers.


Additional Information:

The Department of Physics is currently pursuing scientific research in several areas of theoretical, applied and experimental physics, with its priority areas in solar energy (currently a specialization), nanoscience and photonics. However, exceptional candidates in complementary or emerging areas are welcome to apply.

Deadline of application is May 20, 2022. However, review of applications will start immediately.


Application Instructions:

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

(a) Detailed CV, (b) teaching philosophy, (c) research statement,
(d) letter of interest, (e) completed AUC personal information form (PIF), and (f) names and contact information of three references familiar with the academic record of the candidate.



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