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The Anthropology Program, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Egyptology (SAPE ), at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Socio-Cultural Anthropology to begin in Fall 2017.

We seek applicants who will enrich the regional focus of the program and whose research and teaching engages with the Middle East and North Africa and its diverse connections with sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, or Europe and the Americas. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to: STS, art and visual anthropology, cultures of precarity and risk.

Duties will include teaching across a range of courses from introductory undergraduate anthropology courses, upper level undergraduate courses in area of specialization, graduate seminars in socio-cultural theory and research methods in a joint Sociology-Anthropology MA program, as well as service to the Unit, Department and University.


Applicants must have an active research and publishing program, demonstrated excellence in teaching and PhD in hand at time of appointment.

Additional Information:

Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2016.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

(a) an updated CV; (b) a letter of interest detailing research focus and experience; (c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with your professional background; (e) one page statement on teaching goals and philosophy, including courses that the candidate would like to teach/develop; and (f) a writing sample or publication.

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