Adjunct Faculty Astrophysics


Job Profile

Application Deadline

Until Filled


English, Excellent 

Job Category


Job Type


Job Rank

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor


The Physics of Earth and Universe program at Zewail City is looking for an astrophysicist with a solid background in physics and astrophysics to teach advanced undergraduate courses in astrophysics, including: Stellar Structure and Evolution, Compact Objects and High Energy Astrophysics, Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy. Courses are taught in an analytical, calculus-based approach including solutions to differential equations in topics such as Hydrostatic equilibrium, equations of stellar structure, Lane-Emden equation and the polytope model, Saha equation, radiative processes in astrophysics, stars supported by quantum degeneracy pressure.


  • Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field at the time of application.
  • Record of research in particle physics, supported by peer-reviewed publications.
  • Demonstrated potential and commitment to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Demonstrated potential for developing and sustaining an externally funded research program involving students leading to publications.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
  • Postdoctoral research experience.
  • Prior teaching experience at the university level with evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • Research focus in contemporary areas in particle physics.
  • Significant record of publications in refereed journals.
  • Evidence of obtaining extramural grants.
  • Experience in engaging undergraduate and graduate students in research 

Salary (L.E.)


Job Contact Person

Dr. Tarek Ibrahim,  Dean of Academic Affairs

Job Contact E-mail 

How to Apply

Please send your updated CV with the job title in the subject