The Department of Sociology, Egyptology and Anthropology (SEA) at the American University in Cairo is seeking to recruit for a five-year position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of sociology beginning in the fall 2018. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidates with any area of expertise are encouraged to apply, and interest in the following areas with emphasis on the Global South could be considered an asset:
Sociology of Culture and Cultural Studies
Sociology of Media
Sociology of Law
Sociology of Science and Technology
A PhD in sociology or a related discipline with the ability to teach and publish within the discipline of sociology. Commitment to teaching and engagement of students, as well as service to the university, particularly the sociology program and the department, are necessary, as well as an active research agenda.
Priority will be given to applications that are submitted by November 10, 2017. Informational interviews will be held at the annual Middle East Studies Association (MESA) meeting in Washington, DC, between November 18-21. Formal interviews will be held in early December 2017.
All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:
- a current CV;
- a letter of interest;
- a statement of teaching philosophy;
- a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF);
- a list of professional publications; a copy of recently published articles or manuscripts in progress;
- names of at least three referees familiar with your professional background to send directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.