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LINGUIST List 21.735

Thu Feb 11 2010

Jobs: English; Arabic; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, American U of Sharjah

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        1.    William Heidcamp, English; Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor and Above, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Message 1: English; Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor and Above, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Date: 10-Feb-2010
From: William Heidcamp <wheidcampaus.edu>
Subject: English; Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor and Above, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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University or Organization: American University of Sharjah
Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Web Address: http://www.aus.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor and Above

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            English (eng)

Description:

Position in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL): The Department of
Arabic and Translation Studies in the American University of Sharjah
invites applications for a faculty position in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign
Language (TAFL) at the rank of Assistant Professor and above beginning in
the fall, 2010. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Applied
Linguistics or Education or a closely related field, a native or
near-native proficiency in Arabic, while being able to teach in English.
The language of instruction at AUS is English. Strong scholarly
record/potential and relevant teaching experience are expected.

Strong applicants with Master degrees (M.A.) in TAFL and considerable
professional experience will be considered at the instructor rank.

Applicants should have experience in and/or familiarity with the North
American higher educational system, and experience in dealing with cultural
and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student
population. The ability to contribute to other courses offered by the
Department (heritage and literary/cultural studies) will be a distinct
advantage.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a
list of referees to be sent to: Dr William Heidcamp, Dean, College of Arts
& Sciences, e-mail: cashraus.edu

For information about the American University of Sharjah (AUS), please
visit: http://www.aus.edu/about/

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2010

Email Address for Applications: cashraus.edu
Contact Information:
Dean William Heidcamp
Email: wheidcampaus.edu
Phone: 97165152402

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