LINGUIST List 22.3956

Mon Oct 10 2011

Jobs: Classical Arabic Ling/Lit: Asst Prof, American U of Sharjah

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        1.     Rounak Husni , Classical Arabic Literature and/or Arabic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Message 1: Classical Arabic Literature and/or Arabic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Date: 09-Oct-2011
From: Rounak Husni <rhusniaus.edu>
Subject: Classical Arabic Literature and/or Arabic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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University or Organization: American University of Sharjah Department: Arabic & Translation Studies Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Web Address: http://www.aus.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Ling & Literature; Classical Arabic Literature and/or Arabic Linguistics

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

Faculty Position in the Department of Arabic and Translation Studies:

The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies in the American Universityof Sharjah invites applications for a faculty position in Arabic Studies at therank of Assistant professor, beginning in the fall, 2012.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Arabic studies with specialemphasis in classical Arabic literature and/or Arabic linguistics. Native ornear-native proficiency in Arabic is required, while being able to teach fluentlyin English. Experience in teaching Arabic language to native and non-nativespeakers will be advantages. We are especially interested in candidates withdemonstrated experience in a liberal arts college environment. Strongscholarly potential and good teaching record expected. The successfulcandidate will join a department with an expanding agenda dealing with theteaching of Arabic as a foreign language and international education. As well,the successful candidate will be able to play a role in the development of aninterdisciplinary program in Middle Eastern Studies.

AUS is located in the emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, AUS isan independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, servingsome 5,500 students of 82 nationalities. The American University of Sharjah(AUS) is accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the MiddleStates Association of Colleges and Schools.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration,applications must be received before December 15, 2011. Interestedapplicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement ofresearch, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters ofrecommendation to Dr. Mark Rush, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, e-mail:cashraus.edu.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2011 Email Address for Applications: cashraus.edu Contact Information:
Dr. Rounak Husni Email: rhusniaus.edu

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