The American University in Cairo (AUC) has a rich legacy that dates back 100 years. Founded in 1919 as an English-language university based on high standards of conduct and scholarship, AUC remains a vibrant institution that contributes to the intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region. AUC emphasizes a liberal arts education, with all undergraduate students studying a common set of courses in the humanities and the natural and social sciences as part of the University's Core Curriculum. 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. Located in one of the most interesting and important cities in the world - at the nexus of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and the center of events of the Arab world - AUC is chartered and accredited in the United States and Egypt. AUC is an English-medium institution.
The Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a tenure track faculty position (open rank), in the field of Community Psychology, to begin in Fall 2023.
The Department currently offers an advanced undergraduate track and a Master of Arts in Community Psychology with a strong focus on community-based and experiential learning. The candidate would teach theoretical and skills-building courses, potentially including undergraduate and graduate community psychology theory; graduate level program evaluation or prevention and intervention; undergraduate special topics courses in their specialization; and other introductory or methodology courses. The candidate would be expected to be involved in Master's theses supervision and consultation, and to develop and maintain community partnerships. The candidate should also conduct research, pursue grant funding, and play an active role in the department, the school, and university service activities.
Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Community Psychology or a related field. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication, have strong leadership capability or potential, and skills or potential in high quality teaching. Candidates with research interests that are relevant to the region and show intradisciplinary or interdisciplinary links are preferred.
Priority will be given to applications received by January 15, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must submit the following documents via the online system: (a) an updated CV;
(b) letter of interest or cover letter for the position that details research/practice focus and experience; (c) statement on teaching goals and philosophy, including courses that the candidate would like to teach/develop; (d) a writing sample or publication; (e) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (f) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the applicant's professional background. Letters of reference may be sent directly by the referees to email@example.com. Inquiries can be submitted through the on-line application system or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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