Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering, Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering

The American University in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt 🇪🇬

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. 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 Department of Construction Engineering in the School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo is seeking a highly qualified faculty member for a fixed-term appointment beginning Fall 2023 in the Construction Engineering Program. Applicants who have a research focus in one or more areas of environmental engineering, hydraulics and water resources are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake academic duties that include teaching and research in the field of environmental engineering/water resources and serving on different departmental, school and university committees. He/she is expected to teach undergraduate-and graduate-level courses in the areas of hydraulics, environmental engineering and water resources engineering. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research and attract research grants in the field of specialty and supervise graduate research in environmental engineering, water quality studies, assessment and remediation of hazardous sites, solid waste engineering and climate change.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering or Water Resources Engineering. Candidates should have a demonstrated track record of teaching and research in the areas of water resources and environmental engineering. A solid record of professional practical experience and established record in attracting funded research and scholarship is highly desirable. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about their profession and undergraduate and graduate education and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training students with passion and enthusiasm. Candidates with a professional Engineer (PE) status in North America or equivalent are preferred.

Additional Information:

Screening of applicants will start immediately until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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)

d) Names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate’s academic and professional background.






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