LINGUIST List 25.4853

Tue Dec 02 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Rank Open, University of Tabuk

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 30-Nov-2014
From: Abdulrahman Al Fahadi <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Rank Open, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
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University or Organization: University of Tabuk
Department: Department of Languages and Translation/ELC
Job Location: Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Web Address:
Job Title: Varied Depending on Qualifications

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of Tabuk, Department of Languages and Translation/ELC, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Tabuk

Open University Faculty Positions for PhD holders in Linguistics, TESOL/TEFL, or Related Disciplines (Males or Females) For Academic Year 2014-15

The University of Tabuk, represented by the Department of Languages and Translation along with The English Language Center, seeks qualified candidates for faculty positions for both males and females in the fields shown above:

Successful university candidates must hold a doctorate from an internationally recognized institution in their respective fields namely Linguistics, TEOSL/TEFL or closely related fields for appointment as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Candidates should have at least one year of teaching experience and are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence, teamwork, with a track record of productive research and professional activities. We will accept applications from Masters or Bachelor degree holders in English, TESOL, or other related fields combined with some experience for teaching in pre-university preparation programs.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a summary of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references by e-mail to the application email below addressed to the Chair: Dr. Abdulrahman Alfahadi, Dr. Sultan Arishi, and Dr. Monssour Habbash.

Review of applications will begin immediately and short-listed candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

Compensation for university faculty: A competitive salary with an excellent fringe benefits package will be provided to the selected candidates. University faculty members can earn an additional two months' of base salary for eligible funded research activities and will receive two months of paid summer vacation annually. Furthermore, there is an annual housing allowance, a onetime furniture allowance, and dependent tuition allowance provided to selected candidates. Free return airfares will be provided annually to the candidates and for up to three dependents from Tabuk to their point of origin. Note: Saudi Arabia is a 100% tax-free country. Pre-university preparation teachers will also have a competitive salary with benefits.

About the University: The University of Tabuk is a new public University founded by a Royal decree in 2006. Its vision is to be a premier institution of higher education in the Kingdom and internationally through excellence in education, research, and community service, and patient care. In pursuit of this vision, the University seeks to attract the very best students, educators, researchers and healthcare providers. The official language of instruction at the University is English. To learn more about the University, please visit our website:

About the city of Tabuk: A town of great antiquity, Tabuk is the historic capital of the Tabuk Province located in the north-westernpart of Saudi Arabia. It is very close to the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. The City stands 2,200 ft above sea level and enjoys an equitable weather with temperature that ranges between 17 – 37 Cº. Its climate has been compared to the Tucson area in the southwestern United States. The city of Tabuk’s ancient history dates back to 1500 BC and it is the site of numerous archeological sites from Paleolithic times through the end of the Ottoman Empire. This region is proud of its pristine beaches and it has some of the best scuba diving in the world with equal access

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Abdulrahman Al Fahadi Abdulrahman Al Fahadi
Phone: 00966 54 5021500

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