JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

The American University in Cairo

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Economic Development of the Arab World

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454989
Date Posted: 12/09/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economic Development of the Arab World
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cairo, EG28, EGYPT
JEL Classification: M3 -- Marketing and Advertising
Full Text of JOE Listing:

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. 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, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:
The School of Business seeks an Assistant Professor in Economic Development of the Arab World for a full time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2016. Possible fields of interest include but are not limited to economic development in the MENA region with emphasis on behavioral aspects pertinent to the Arab culture as well as education, poverty, SMEs, etc. The candidate's research output is expected to produce quality research on the MENA/Arab region with regional topics of interest and to contribute to the development of an emerging Arab regional economy. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, engage actively in research and supervise masters' theses. All faculty must be willing to teach introductory courses.

Applicants must have a PhD in Economics or closely related field 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 documents online at via the "employment" link below: (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) and (g) send three letters of reference to with the subject line BUS/4/2016. At least one of the letters should address teaching ability.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/01/2016