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As the region’s premier English-speaking university, we seek out the best staff and faculty who are as committed as we are to education, research, service, and change. 


For Faculty

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Arrival in Egypt

Upon you arrival, you will find a packet of information prepared by the Faculty Services Committee. The packet will include useful University information that you will need upon arrival, and maps to help you settle in and find your way around.


Living in Cairo

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Faculty Services will help you with any questions that you may have regarding your life in Cairo.

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Working at AUC

There are plenty of reasons to work at AUC. To support our employees, we provide unparalleled benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.  

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E-repertoire serves as research and faculty activities database, generating annual faculty reports (AFR), and a historical storage unit for faculty activity for personal reporting and tracking purposes. 

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Faculty Resources

At AUC, we have a wide-range of services to support your success, and connect you with peers and professors.

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Institutional Review Board

All research involving collecting data from human participants must gain approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) before research can begin.

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Distinguished Visiting Scholars

AUC's Distinguished Visiting Scholars program brings a number of eminent scholars, writers and artists to campus for short-term lectureships or workshops.

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Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct faculty (part-time faculty) bring their special expertise to the classroom and are an important part of academic life at AUC. 

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Scholars without Stipend

AUC provides institutional affiliation as a scholar without stipend for a limited number of visiting graduate scholars who wish to do research in Egypt and already have a source of funding but who need such an affiliation. 

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Faculty Lounge

Enjoy your time and chill out in the two faculty lounges at AUC New Cairo and AUC Tahrir Square.

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Faculty Housing

Find your home away from home.

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Work Permit and Residency

In order to obtain a work permit and residency in Egypt, check the below link.

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The Road to COP27: Shifting Behaviors to Address Climate Change in Egypt

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
AUC New Cairo
Join this session of the Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Seminar Series co-hosted by J-PAL Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and UNICEF Egypt, supported by Allianz. The session will focus on how evidence from randomized evaluations conducted globally can inform efforts to tackle climate change in Egypt. The event will be hosted both virtually and ...

New Faculty

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From Abroad or Coming Home, AUC Welcomes New Faculty

Coming from abroad or returning to their alma mater, AUC welcomed a new cohort of around 40 faculty members this fall. While some members are experiencing Egypt for the first time, having moved from their homes in Germany, South Korea and more, other members are turning to their alma mater. News@AUC interviewed five members of this diverse cohort on their research, their decision to join AUC, and what they are looking forward to this year.  

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Call for Submissions!

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Piece of Mind: 10 Minute Play Festival

In collaboration with AUC Mental Health and Well-being Initiative, AUC theater program is announcing a Call for Submissions for a series of short, original plays written by, and for, the AUC Community (students, alumni, staff and faculty). Chosen plays will be assigned a director, and a cast with three nights of performances in early February in the Howard Café. Read more about Piece of Mind Play Festival.

Submissions are due October 15, 2022

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Support Grants

To promote and strengthen research and teaching, AUC provides its faculty members with various types of research, conference and teaching enhancement grants. 

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Faculty Ambassadors Program

The Faculty Ambassadors Program is an opportunity for AUC faculty members who have connections with peer universities or planning international travel to ultimately, be ambassadors for AUC. 

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Life Mentorship Program

The Life Mentorship Program supports students by providing academic, career, and personal guidance through one-on-one mentoring by faculty, and alumni. 


Distinguished faculty of scholars and researchers impacting the world!

 AUC Awards and Honors  National And Global Recognition

2022 Excellence Awardees