Sociology (Soc-1-09)

About The American University in Cairo:
Founded in 1919, AUC's campus has moved to its new, state-of-the-art
campus in New Cairo beginning Fall Semester, 2008. AUC's degree  programs
are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the  Middle States
Association of Colleges and Schools; Engineering  programs are accredited
by ABET and the Management program is  accredited by AACSB. For more
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The normal teaching load is three courses per semester and English is  the
language of instruction. For expatriates, benefits include  housing,
annual round-trip air travel for appointee and qualifying  dependents,
plus schooling for the equivalent of up to two children at  Cairo American
College. In view of AUC's protocol agreement with the  Egyptian
government, which requires specific proportions of Egyptian,  U.S., and
third-country citizen faculty, at this time preference will  be given to
qualified applicants who are U.S. citizens.

Job Description:
The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology
announces an opening in sociology. Region of specialization open.
Preference for a scholar with research interests in classical and
contemporary sociological theory plus rural/urban sociology, social
movements, sociology of religion, or cultural studies.

Successful candidate will teach courses related to her/his research
interests at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as
introductory courses and will supervise student research.

Ph.D. by September 2009 is required.

Additional Information:
Two- or three-year replacement appointment effective September 1,  2009.
Position open until filled. Review of applications will start

Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents via online. a) an
updated C.V  b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personal
Information Form (PIF). d) ask three referees familiar with your
professional background to send reference letters directly to the AUC  New
York Office or the Office of the Provost in Cairo; and e) place a  writing
sample on the online application.

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