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LINGUIST List 19.772

Sun Mar 09 2008

Jobs: English Linguistics: Assistant/Associate/Professor, Qatar U

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        1.    Siham Al Qaradawi, English & English Linguistics: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Linguistics, Qatar University


Message 1: English & English Linguistics: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Linguistics, Qatar University
Date: 09-Mar-2008
From: Siham Al Qaradawi <casqu.edu.qa>
Subject: English & English Linguistics: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Linguistics, Qatar University
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University or Organization: Qatar University
Department: Foreign Languages
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Web Address: http://www.qu.edu.qa
Job Rank: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Linguistics

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; English Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Position: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Linguistics
Department:Foreign Languages
College: Arts and Sciences

College/Department Profile

Qatar

Qatar is a major Gulf-area gas and oil producing country. It is currently
an exciting place to be, as the country is witnessing unprecedented
prosperity and activity in the business, construction, health, and
education sectors. With developments including the arrival of many
respected US universities as competition, the Education sector in
particular has drawn applause as a rapidly progressing field, and Qatar
University now has the privilege of setting the standard against such names
as Cornell, Texas A&M, and Carnegie-Mellon, among others.

The University

Qatar University (QU) is an established and dynamic institution dedicated
to academic excellence, and a strong contributor to educational
advancement. Recently, the University has re-evaluated and instituted
significant development of its policies and procedures, curricula,
facilities, use of technology, and faculty. QU is the largest and only
state-supported university in Qatar. For more information, please visit
our web page at: http://www.qu.edu.qa/main/index.html

The College

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is composed of nine departments,
covering a wide range of specializations in the Arts and Sciences including
English and Arabic Languages, History, Geography, Social Science,
International Affairs, Mass Communication, Information Science,
Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biological Science,
Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Biomedical Science and Human
Nutrition.

Position Summary

The Department of Foreign Languages at Qatar University is seeking
candidates for faculty a position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full
professor for Fall 2008. An earned doctorate degree in English Linguistics
is required.

Position Category: Academic

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Term: Three Years Renewable

Duties and responsibilities:
1. Teaching general and specialized courses (3 a semester);
2. Office hours (3 hrs per week);
3. Supervising graduation projects;
4. Student advising;
5. Committee service;
6. Development of courses and course materials.

Competencies:
1. Native proficiency in spoken and written English;
2. Knowledge and practice of active learning methods;
3. Research strengths in area of specialization;
4. IT proficiency for personal and classroom use.

Qualifications:
1. PhD in Linguistics;
2. Evidence of research productivity;
3. Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience;
4. Evidence of quality teaching.

Required Documents:
1. Online Application;
2. Curriculum vitae and cover letter;
3. Names and email addresses of three references;
4. Academic transcript;
5. Writing sample (article or thesis chapter);
6. Samples of student evaluations;
7. Any additional documents deemed relevant to application.

Benefits:
1. A three-year renewable contract;
2. Competitive salary;
3. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies;
4. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents;
5. Educational allowance for candidate's children (up to 3 children) in
accordance with QU HR policies;
6. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies;
7. End-of-contract indemnity.

Apply at the application address listed below.

Application Deadline: 19-Apr-2008

Web Address for Applications: http://recruit.qu.edu.qa/pls/recruitment/recruiter.rec
Contact Information:
Qatar University Recruitment Services
Email: Recruitingqu.edu.qa
Phone: +974 485 2044



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