LINGUIST List 25.4016

Mon Oct 13 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, United Arab Emirates University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 13-Oct-2014
From: Martin Endley <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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University or Organization: United Arab Emirates University
Department: Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Job Location: Al Ain, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics/TESOL

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Pending budget approval, the Department of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a post at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in our expanding Applied Linguistics (TESOL) undergraduate program, to commence in February 2015 or as
soon as possible thereafter. The position would suit an applicant with a specialization and experience in Applied Linguistics/TESOL.

An ability to teach some or all of the following would be an advantage: Language Testing, English for Specific Purposes, Corpus Linguistics for English Teachers. Duties include: teaching undergraduate level Applied Linguistics/TESOL courses within the Department and some General Education courses within the College; engaging in research; supervising student research projects; advising students; serving on committees. Teaching load will be up to 4 courses per semester (12 hours per week).

Ideal candidates will have:
- An earned PhD in Applied Linguistics/TESOL
- Prior ESL/EFL teaching experience
- Ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses using English as the language of instruction
- Prior university-level teaching experience.

Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for children, annual return
travel to home destination, and an end-of-service gratuity.

UAE University is the largest and most comprehensive federal university in the UAE. It has approximately 14,000 students, 800 faculty members and offers well over 70 programs at all levels through nine colleges, of which the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest.

The University recently moved to a newly-built campus, equipped with state of the art educational technology in all classrooms and laboratories. The University is developing
rapidly into a research-intensive, globally recognized institution, and has high expectations for the research capacity of its faculty members.

The city of Al-Ain, where the university is located, is often described as a garden city of palm trees, grassy parks and low rise buildings set in the mountainous inland region of the UAE. Al Ain is a very safe and clean city with a cosmopolitan population. The larger cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai are an easy 1.5 hour drive on modern highways.

Application Deadline: 18-Dec-2014 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Martin Endley

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