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The American University in Cairo

Public and International Law

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 both downtown Zamalek and New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET and the Management program is accredited by AACSB. 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. All faculty receive generous benefits, from AUC tuition to access to research funding; expatriate faculty also receive relocation benefits including housing, annual home leave, and tuition assistance for school age children.

Job Description:

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in Public and International Law at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning September 2011. Applicants should have a research and teaching specialization in public international law in addition to teaching courses in other related topics, including e.g., Egyptian Law and Law and Development. The Search Committee is eager to review applications of individuals with demonstrated excellence in teaching, and an interest in living and working in the Middle East. The American University in Cairo is committed to recruiting a diverse faculty to complement the diversity of its student body.


PhD or L.L.M. is required by date of appointment. A potential for excellence in research is expected. In addition to teaching and research, the successful candidate will also participate in departmental and University wide service.

Additional Information:

Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2010. Position is open until filled. Professor Sheila Carapico, Chairperson, will be available for interviews at the American Political Science Association convention in Washington, D.C. in September 2010. For an appointment, please e-mail her at by August 21, 2010.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current C.V; b) list names and contact information of at least three references familiar with your professional background; c) a letter of interest; d) a statement of teaching philosophy; e) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF); and f) a copy of a recently published article or manuscript chapter in progress. Note: Please remember your account login enables you to respond to AUC additional questions (if required).

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