Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow The American University in Cairo
The American University in Cairo (AUC) is pleased to
announce several new Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowships for recent
Ph.D. graduates. Successful applicants will be appointed as
Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows with the rank of visiting assistant
professor, and will become part of a unique program designed to
provide young scholars with the opportunity to acquire the skills
and experience necessary for success in teaching. The program also
supplies fellows with travel and other support for research
purposes. In addition, one of its principal objectives is to
provide fellows with unparalleled opportunity to observe, work in
and learn about one of the most fascinating countries in the world,
Egypt. Fellows will primarily teach students engaged in AUC's
freshman-level Core Curriculum. The Core is designed to introduce
students to the liberal arts and sciences and includes a variety of
freshman-level courses in the humanities, social sciences and
sciences. Fellows will teach Core courses that reflect their
personal interests and disciplinary backgrounds. They will also
have the opportunity to teach additional courses in their own or
related disciplines while at AUC.
Review of candidates will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Several Fellows will be appointed to AUC's program of Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowships beginning in fall 2010. Candidates are welcome in any of the following disciplines:
Anthropology; Arab and Islamic History; Archaeology; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Economics; Egyptology; Geology;History and Philosophy of Science; Mathematics; Philosophy; Physics; Psychology; Political Science; Sociology.
To be eligible for appointment, applicants for Post-Doctoral Fellowships should have received their Ph.D.'s within three calendar years of the date of application. In exceptional cases A.B.D.'s will be considered. Teaching experience is not required.
Successful applicants will hold a term of appointment for three academic years; receive support for travel associated with a job search at the end of the employment; receive special research awards of up to $5,000 per year; and participate in a monthly seminar that will provide Fellows with an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and views with leading scholars and intellectuals from both Egypt and the wider Arab world.
All applicants must submit the following documents via online.
a) an updated C.V (upload via Step 2 in the next page); b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF); and d) List names & contact information of at least three references familiar with your professional background.
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