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20132014 Arts Professor in Residence Program

The Visual Cultures Program at the Department of The Arts of the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking applications from both emerging and established artists/designers and filmmakers for its 20132014 Professor in Residence program.

Awarding two residencies per academic year, the program offers Visiting Professor artists/designers and filmmakers the opportunity to teach two courses in a cross-disciplinary environment across the three majors of the new Visual Cultures Program: Visual Arts, Film, and Graphic Design.

Visiting Professors receive an honorarium for sixteen weeks in residence. There is flexibility in how the time in residence will be apportioned. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. All faculty receives generous benefits, from AUC tuition to access to research funding; expatriate faculty also receive relocation benefits including annual home leave, and tuition assistance for school-age children.

The deadline for applications is 20 March 2013. Please send reference letters directly to hussref@aucegypt.edu. Apply at https://aucegypt.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp;

Founded in 1919, the AUC moved to a new 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. 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.

For details, please see www.aucegypt.edu