Assistant / Associate / Professor of Management Information Systems

Company:The American University in Cairo

Location:Egypt / Cairo

Discipline:Management Information Systems

Employment Type:3-year fixed term


Assistant / Associate / Professor of Management Information Systems

Company Description:

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 Department of Management of the School of Business invites applications for a non-tenure track, three-year fixed term appointment, at the level of Assistant/Associate/Professor in Management Information Systems, beginning in fall 2020. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Bachelor of Arts in BA, in MICT, and in MBA programs. The applicant should be actively engaged in research and have a solid understanding of the developments and emerging trends in information and communication technology as well as management information systems.

The department of management seeks an exceptional candidate whose research complements our existing strengths in the department while transcending traditional research in the areas of artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and cloud computing. The candidate is expected to conduct a world-class research program and build a diverse research team in collaboration with business and industry partners that address the different issues related to emerging information and communication technologies in emerging markets with emphasis on the Middle East and Africa regions.

Applicants will be expected to engage in ongoing activities in the department as well as undertaking development activities consistent with teaching and research. The successful applicant will have expertise in one or more of several possible subfields, including management, support systems, IT project management, database management, networking, electronic business, data analytics, data science, data warehousing, ethics and artificial intelligence. All faculty members must be willing to teach introductory courses.


Applicants must have a PhD in information systems and/or related disciplines from a reputable university, preferably AACSB and/or EQUIS accredited. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent record of teaching experience and student evaluations, as well as a solid record in research.

Additional Information:

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

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents online:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Statements of research and teaching
  • Sample of current research
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); and,
  • Three names of reference to with the subject line BUS/MIS/2020.

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