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Assistant/Assistant Professor in Construction Engineering

The American University in Cairo - School of Sciences and Engineering

Location: New Cairo City - Egypt
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th December 2018
Expires: 20th February 2019

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. 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 School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo has an opening for one faculty position within its Construction Engineering Department at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and research in the undergraduate major and graduate degrees, inclusive of interdisciplinary masters and PhD programs. In addition, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop and/or teach course(s) in his/her area of expertise. The successful candidate for this position is expected to be active or capable of developing research and provide services in his/her field of specialization.

The successful candidate should have teaching and research experience in the areas of environmental engineering with focus on water resources and quality, as well as wet utilities engineering. S/he should be able to carry out research and supervise theses in water quality studies, assessment and remediation of hazardous sites, water quality management of open bodies and industrial establishments, and management of water-environmental safety and hazards. S/he is expected to teach engineering courses in his/her area of expertise and contribute to the graduate environmental engineering, built environment and environmental assessment.

PhD and experience related to the field cited above (Environmental/Water Engineering). He/she should have a demonstrated track-record of practice, teaching and/or research. A solid record of professional practical experience and established record in attracting funded research and scholarship is highly desirable.

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

Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:
a) an updated CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC personnel Information Form (PIF); and d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background.

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