LINGUIST List 29.3832
Thu Oct 04 2018
Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The American University of Beirut
Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>
Nadia El Cheikh <as_dean
English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: The American University of Beirut
Department: The Department of English
Job Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Web Address: http://www.aub.edu.lb
Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Language Testing/Assessment
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Testing/Assessment
Required Language(s): English (eng)
The Department of English at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure-track position in English Language Testing at the assistant professor level to begin August 15, 2019.
The successful candidate will be expected to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise and contribute to curriculum development in the department’s Language program and assessment. They will have a 50% service commitment to manage the delivery of quality English language assessment and contribute to the review of English language proficiency standards and requirements. This will be done in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) and other academic and administrative units in the University. Experience in the design and development of language testing materials, the statistical analysis of test scores, and the process of ongoing test validation is required.
The teaching load is 50% of the regular teaching load with generous support for junior faculty research. Applicants should have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Educational Measurement, or a related field, upon appointment. Appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, and a sample syllabus to the application email provided below. Applicants should arrange for three referees to directly send recommendation letters by email to the application email.
For full consideration, all application documents should arrive by November 1, 2018.
For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx
The American University of Beirut is the preeminent liberal arts university in the Middle East, serving a diverse, multilingual student body. Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2018
Email Address for Applications: as_dean
Dean Nadia El Cheikh
Page Updated: 04-Oct-2018