JOE - February 2013

The American University in Cairo
Health Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Economics
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cairo, other, Egypt
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Salary Range: DOE

JOE ID Number: 201302_398452

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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, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, 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 annual home leave, and tuition assistance for school age children.

Job Description:
The Department of Economics seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Economics for a full time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2013. Possible fields of interest include but are not limited to: health economics, public finance, mathematical economics and econometrics. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, actively engage in research and supervise master's theses.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics by the time of appointment, preferably with a record of an active research agenda and teaching experience.

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

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following document online at via the "employment" link:

(a) a cover letter, (b) a current CV, (c) statements of research and teaching, (d) a sample of current research, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (f) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF) and (g) send three letters of reference to with the subject line BUS/2/2013. At least one of the letters should address teaching ability.

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