The programs in engineering are recruiting a colleague with high research potential and with high teaching skills.



Founded in 2002, the Université Française d’Égypte (UFE) is a higher education institution under the dual supervision of Egyptian and French ministries of higher education. The UFE offers a promise to the new generation of pathfinders. A promise to receive unparalleled high-quality educational programs, a solid integration into the job market and a dedication to securing your professional future. The hub of French higher education in Egypt, the UFE delivers a multi-cultural experience as it offers a number of degrees from acclaimed French universities, accredited by France’s Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

A multidisciplinary establishment, the university’s disciplines include engineering sciences, computer science and artificial intelligence, management, social sciences, architecture and applied languages. Courses are taught in French and English in an Arabic-speaking environment.

Our academic goals are supported by a wide spectrum of strategic partnerships with France’s finest educational organizations. Their expertise is passed on to our students through a diversity of courses and programs. These partners include Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Université de Nantes, Université de Haute Alsace and the INSA of Strasbourg, all of them listed in the international rankings.




The candidate will be responsible for the training of physics/chemistry/electronics students for the engineering program by helping them develop their skills, abilities and critical thinking.

He/she will participate in the supervision of engineering students during their projects or internships as well as of missionaries coming from French universities during their mission at UFE.

The candidate must have the ability to teach in French and/ or English and to supervise the teaching of this discipline by the part-time teachers (FR and EN).

The person recruited must hold a PhD in physics/chemistry or physics/electronics. He/she should also have a strong interest in pedagogical innovation and ICT. He/she will work in a team with the teachers of the engineering faculty.

He/she will participate in actions promoting the UFE and in the juries of the preparatory classes.

The candidate will carry out his/her research in computer science, mechatronics, materials or energy, focusing on UFE’s main research areas: circular economy, digitalization and multi–culturism, frugal engineering, sustainable mobility.

Fluency in English and/ or French is required. Speaking French is not a requirement but holding basic notions in French is an asset. French lessons are proposed to all new international faculty recruited. Salary will be commensurate with prior performance and experience, and our incentives are highly competitive.

The position is on our main campus in Shorouk, in Greater Cairo. The Shorouk city is well located at 20 min from the New Capital and New Cairo, 30 min from international Cairo airport and only 90min from the Red Sea.



  • A cover letter specifying the motivation for the position
  • A curriculum vitae including published papers, work in progress and/or under review
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement
  • A list of three references


Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All application materials should be submitted in English or in French.

For further information please contact Prof. Denis DARPY (denis.darpy@ufe.edu.eg) and Prof. Dominique ADOLPHE (dominique.adolphe@ufe.edu.eg).

1 Response
  1. Dear Sirs/Madams,
    I am interested in this position, but unfortunately, I can’t find any link to apply for it.
    Could you please let me know how to apply for this role?
    Thank you in advance.
    Kind regards,
    Dr. Mahmoud Rabie

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