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 ofArabic and Translation Studies in the American University of Sharjahinvites applications for a faculty position in Teaching Arabic as a ForeignLanguage (TAFL) at the rank of Assistant Professor and above beginning inthe fall, 2010. The successful candidate will have a PhD in AppliedLinguistics or Education or a closely related field, a native ornear-native proficiency in Arabic, while being able to teach in English.The language of instruction at AUS is English. Strong scholarlyrecord/potential and relevant teaching experience are expected.

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

Applicants should have experience in and/or familiarity with the NorthAmerican higher educational system, and experience in dealing with culturaland educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse studentpopulation. The ability to contribute to other courses offered by theDepartment (heritage and literary/cultural studies) will be a distinctadvantage.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculumvitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and alist 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), pleasevisit: 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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