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The Graduate School of Education at the American University in Cairo welcomes applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Curriculum Design and Instruction, with particular emphasis in one of the following areas: action research, educational measurement, cognition, mathematics education, science education, social studies education, literacy education, or arts education. Regardless of emphasis, candidates should have enough flexibility to teach courses that may be applicable to students in a variety of subject areas. Responsibilities for this position include teaching graduate level coursework, advising master’s theses, advising students, and conducting/publishing research that is relevant to educational reform in the Middle East, as well as relevant to the educational literature on a global level. Additionally, a core responsibility for this position is to work with a small team of faculty members in the continued development of the relatively new Graduate School of Education.

Candidates must have a completed, earned doctorate and should have a strong teaching and research record in accordance with prior experience. Ideally, candidates should have teaching experience also at the K-12 level, preferably in diverse environments. A successful candidate will have a strong related or cognate interest in pedagogical content knowledge, curriculum theory, and/or instructional research methods, applied to the subject area emphases previously described.

Additional Information:
The position is an Assistant Professor rank and is tenure track with initial three-year (renewable) appointment subject to mutual agreement. It will begin in September 2012. Renewal of an appointment depends upon institutional needs and the appointee’s performance.

Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents online:
a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a completed Personal Information Form; 
e) at least three reference letters from referees familiar with your professional background sent directly to Reference number: GSE-1&2-2012.
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