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PPAD - Faculty Positions in Public Policy and Administration(105977)
The American University in Cairo

Date Posted Dec. 26, 2018
Title PPAD - Faculty Positions in Public Policy and Administration(105977)
University The American University in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
Department Public Policy and Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Urban Studies and Planning
    Public Policy & Administration
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, and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), EAPAA and ICAPA. 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 School of Global Affairs and Public Policy invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration (PPAD) beginning in Fall 2019 or on a mutually agreed date in the area of nonprofit management, with an emphasis on the developing world. The successful applicant will demonstrate ability to develop a strong, externally funded research program, contribute to graduate teaching and master's thesis supervision, and participate in program development. Preferred areas of expertise include but are not limited to: nonprofit and voluntary sector, nonprofit management and leadership, urban development and planning, and nonprofit financial management.


PhD in Public Administration or related field from the United States or a Western European university. Areas of specialization include nonprofit management, leadership and third-sector governance. Postdoctoral research, teaching, and/or program management experience in a developing country will be preferred.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

For additional information about AUC, see For questions about the position, contact Dr. Shahjahan Bhuiyan (, chair of the search committee.

Application Instructions:

Additional information about AUC can be found at

All applicants must submit the following documents online:

(a) cover letter, (b) current CV, (c) statements of research and teaching, (d) sample of current research, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (f) completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF).

Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide a completed Personnel Information Form (available on the site) and to have three reference letters sent directly to

Note: Please retain your account login, which enables you to respond to additional AUC questions, as required.

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    Public Policy and Administration
    The American University in Cairo



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