One-year Law Visiting Faculty - Comparative Law, The American University in Cairo

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March 22, 2020

About The American University in Cairo:

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 American University in Cairo (AUC) and the Department of Law in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) invite applications for a one-year visiting position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, beginning Fall 2020. Responsibilities include teaching graduate level courses in Comparative Law. In addition, the successful candidate will supervise graduate student dissertations and contribute through service to the Department, the School, and the University.


The successful applicant will hold a terminal degree in Law (e.g. J.D./S.J.D./Ph.D. in Law) by the date of appointment. The successful applicant will possess expertise in Comparative Law.

Additional Information:

Application deadline is May 1, 2020. Information on AUC and GAPP: Information on Department of Law:

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed Personnel Information Form; d) names and contact information of at least three referees familiar with your professional background; e) an academic writing sample (maximum two pieces); and f) a statement of teaching philosophy.

More info on the Call can be accessed here.