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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science
The American University in Cairo

Date Posted Dec. 2, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science
University The American University in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
Department Computer Science and Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
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; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. 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 Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites applications for a four-year fixed-term faculty position in the areas of: embedded systems, cloud computing, networking, artificial intelligence and data management. Exceptional candidates are encouraged to apply at all ranks. The successful candidate is expected to teach and conduct research and play an active role in the department, the school, and the university service activities.


Candidates should hold a PhD or its equivalent in computing or a related domain. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication and a strong leadership capability or potential and proven skills in high quality teaching. Mastery of the English language is required. North American academic and/or industrial experience and a Computer Engineering background are highly desirable. Renewal beyond the first year is contingent upon a successful review of teaching, scholarship and service.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

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

An updated CV; a letter of interest; a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); a copy of the graduate transcript or copies of most significant publications; and three reference letters to be sent directly to the Chair of the Department, Dr. Sherif Aly at and Dean El-Fawal at

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