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LINGUIST List 21.4490

Tue Nov 09 2010

Jobs: English for Specific Purposes: Faculty, American U of Sharjah

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        1.     Mark Rush , English for Specific Purposes: Assistant/Associcate Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Message 1: English for Specific Purposes: Assistant/Associcate Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Date: 07-Nov-2010
From: Mark Rush <cashraus.edu>
Subject: English for Specific Purposes: Assistant/Associcate Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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University or Organization: American University of Sharjah
Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Web Address: http://www.aus.edu
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: English for Specific Purposes


The Department of English at the American University of Sharjah seeks a
full-time faculty member with a specialty in English for Specific Purposes
(ESP) to teach courses in English for Business and English for Science &
Technology (EST).

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and a
scholarly publication record. Preference will be given to applicants with
experience in outreach programs related to ESP & EST, teaching non-native
English speakers at the university level, and teaching in a liberal arts
environment. Work experience in the industry is also beneficial.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application (including a
statement of teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vitae,
and the names and addresses of three referees to: Dr. Mark Rush, Dean,
College of Arts & Sciences, e-mail address below.

The application deadline is January 15, 2011, although applications will be
reviewed until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted in
early February 2011.

American University of Sharjah (AUS) is located in the city of Sharjah,
approximately 15 miles from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. It was
founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi,
Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of
Sharjah, who envisioned the university as a leading educational institution
in the Gulf region. American University of Sharjah is an independent,
not-for-profit coeducational institution. Consciously based upon American
institutions of higher education, AUS is thoroughly grounded in Arab
culture and is part of a larger process of the revitalization of
intellectual life in the Middle East. AUS is a leading comprehensive
coeducational university in the Gulf, serving some 5,500 students of 82

AUS is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle
States Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed in the United
States by the Department of Education of the State of Delaware. The
university is also licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and
Scientific Research, and all undergraduate and graduate programs have been
awarded either full or initial accreditation. AUS offers 25 majors and 48
minors at the undergraduate level, and 13 master's degrees programs.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2011

Email Address for Applications: cashraus.edu
Contact Information:
Dean Mark Rush
Email: cashraus.edu

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