Monday, August 22, 2005

American University in Cairo (Development)

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO Department of Political Science Founded in 1919, AUC’s campus is currently located in Cairo, Egypt, but will be moving to a new, state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo beginning Fall Semester, 2007 (see the New Campus website at AUC’s degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information see our website at One- two- or three-year appointments subject to mutual agreement will begin September 2006. Renewal of an appointment depends upon institutional needs and/or the appointee’s performance. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester and English is the language of instruction. Salary and rank are according to scale based on qualifications and professional experience. 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. DEVELOPMENT STUDIES: The Political Science Department seeks a senior level person with a Ph.D. in Political Science or Political Economy, with a specialization in Public Policy and/or International Development to act as coordinator of the graduate program of Professional Development. This is an academic graduate program requiring students to demonstrate research and writing competence of a high academic quality while also providing some exposure to practical aspects of development work. The position requires teaching as well as administration and creative leadership. It includes working with the students in the program and career advising. Teaching experience is required, preferably on the graduate level and involving thesis supervision. Experience with international and/or regional development projects in the developing world is essential. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: E-mail a letter of intent specifying Position # POLS-1 with a current C.V. to and arrange to have three letters of recommendation and transcripts mailed to: Dr. Earl (Tim) Sullivan, Provost, American University in Cairo, 420 Fifth Avenue, Fl. 3, New York, N.Y. 10018-2729. For full consideration, candidates must also complete the Personnel Information Form provided at Priority will be given to applications received by October 15th. THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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